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Title Good sons : a novel of the Great War / Greg Hall.
Author Hall, Greg, author. (1)
Publisher Mary Egan Publishing, [Auckland, N.Z]
Published 2017.
ISBN 9780473383787
MARC No ocn982702050
Pages 293 pages ; 23 cm.
Notes In early 1914 Frank Wilson and his two close friends, Tom Davis and Robert Sutherland, are growing up in Oamaru in the South Island of New Zealand. The coming war in Europe arouses the hopes and dreams of a generation of young men. The pressure becomes irresistible and one by one the boys become soldiers. Frank delays his decision but in 1916 a strange encounter shocks him into enlisting. After a rapid coming-of-age in the training camps of the North Island the novel moves to France. A reunion, the insanity of a love affair in the midst of a terrible war and a brutal event set Frank on course for the best and worst days of his young life. As he becomes a frontline soldier and experiences hard fighting, fate forces him to make an agonising decision...
Subject World War, 1914-1918 Fiction. (33)
Soldiers Fiction. (43)
New Zealand fiction 21st century. (152)
War Fiction. (32)
Historical fiction. (932)
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