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Strange Meeting

Strange Meeting

by Susan Hill
Hardback
Publication Date: 23/05/2018
RRP  $22.99 $21.50

A story of love and loss in wartime from master storyteller Susan Hill.

Returning to his battalion in France after a period of medical leave in England, John Hilliard, a young officer, finds his division almost unrecognisable. His commanding officer is an alcoholic, there is a new adjutant and several of his close friends have been killed.

But there is David Barton. As yet untouched and unsullied by war, fresh-faced and radiating charm. As the pair approach the front line, bloodied by the deaths of their fellow soldiers, their friendship deepens. But as the reality of the violence sets in, the men know that they will soon be separated...

A poignant novel on human love as war and the pity of war.

ISBN:
9781788160681
9781788160681
Category:
War & combat fiction
Format:
Hardback
Publication Date:
23-05-2018
Language:
English
Publisher:
Profile Books Limited
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Pages:
192
Dimensions (mm):
204x138x27mm
Weight:
0.36kg
Susan Hill

Susan Hill has been a professional writer for over fifty years. Her books have won awards and prizes including the Whitbread, the John Llewellyn Rhys and the Somerset Maugham, and have been shortlisted for the Booker.

She was awarded a CBE in the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Honours. Her novels include Strange Meeting, I’m the King of the Castle, In the Springtime of the Year and A Kind Man. She has also published autobiographical works and collections of short stories as well as the Simon Serrailler series of crime novels.

The play of her ghost story The Woman in Black has been running in London’s West End since 1988. She has two adult daughters and lives in North Norfolk.

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