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The Flowers of the Field by Sarah Harrison
  

The Flowers of the Field

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The superb, bestselling novel of one family, and the devastating changes brought by the First World War. From the Kent countryside to the suffragette movement in London and the horrors of the Western Front, The Flowers of the Field is an epic novel of the dreams and aspirations of a generation who found a voice above history's most horrifying conflict. A book that is crammed with arresting people, places and passions.

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Synopsis

The Flowers of the Field by Sarah Harrison

Thea Tennant, eldest daughter of a wealthy industrialist father and beautiful aristocratic mother, yearns to do more than follow the traditional path laid out for her. When her beautiful but flighty sister Dulcie brings trouble to the family, both Thea and Dulcie are sent to relatives in Austria. But with the onset of War, their lives change beyond recognition. It isn't just the Tennants whose lives have changed: for their parlourmaid, Primmy, the War brings opportunities she is determined to take.

Reviews

First published in 1980, the first part of this multi-million selling trilogy explores the devastating effects of the First World War on one family * GOOD BOOK GUIDE * A stirring tale of love, loss and loyalty * PUBLISHERS WEEKLY * You'll love it * WOMAN'S OWN * Harrison is a writer with a gift for mixing candour [and] compassion * YOU Magazine * Full of unforgettable people, places and passions * WOMAN'S WORLD * Smashing...a story which hurried you along from page to page at breakneck pace...All the ingredients of popular success * DAILY MIRROR * Sarah Harrison shows herself to be more than equal to the complexities of her plot, handling its developments with impeccable timing * THE TIMES * A work of extraordinary fictional daring...assured...always convinces * WEEKEND TELEGRAPH *


About the Author

Sarah Harrison

Sarah Harrison has written children's books, short stories, articles and scripts as well as many bestselling novels. She lives in Cambridgeshire.


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Book Info

Publication date

23rd May 2013

Author

Sarah Harrison

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www.sarah-harrison.net/
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Publisher

Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Orion Publishing Co

Format

Paperback
752 pages

Categories

Historical Fiction
Family Drama
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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9781409128755

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