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Postcards From No Man's Land
by Aidan Chambers (more about Aidan Chambers) 636/327 first published 1997
published by Bodley Head
Available from:  Amazon.co.uk
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Our Reviewer's humble opinion
0/10 Sorry, I haven't had time to read this yet.
The publisher reckons...
What happens to Jacob Todd when he visits his grandfather's grave at the annual commemoration of the Battle of Arnhem is paralleled in time by the events of the dramatic day in World War II, when retreating troops were sheltered by the family of Geertrui Van Riet.
And what do you think?
Two craftily interwoven stories, separated by 50 years in time, make up this emotionally and intellectually challenging novel. Set in Holland, one story tells of the passionate love between a young Dutch woman and Jacob Todd, a wounded English soldier: "I
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