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The Poppy Field

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'A beautiful, heartbreaking novel of war and loss and the resilience of the human spirit' Rosemary, Netgalley Reader

Young nurse, Gemma, is struggling with the traumas she has witnessed through her job. Needing to escape from it all, Gemma agrees to help renovate a rundown farmhouse in Doullens, France, a town near the Somme. There, in a boarded-up cupboard, wrapped in old newspapers, is a tin that reveals the secret letters and heartache of Alice Le Breton, a young volunteer nurse who worked in a casualty clearing station near the front line.

Set in the present day and during the horrifying years of the war, both woman discover deep down the strength and courage to carry on in even the most difficult of times. Through Alice's words and her unfailing love for her sweetheart at the front, Gemma learns to truly live again.

This epic historical novel will take your breath away.

Readers are falling in love with The Poppy Field:

'Both heartbreaking and full of hope and happiness' Pam, Goodreads

'Exceptional' Cassie's Books

'A beautifully written, highly enjoyable read' Nicki's Book Blog

'One to watch' Good Housekeeping

Genre: Historical

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Used availability for Deborah Carr's The Poppy Field

Paperback Editions

December 2018 : UK Paperback

Author(s): Deborah Carr
ISBN: 0-00-830101-8 / 978-0-00-830101-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperImpulse
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Kindle Editions

October 2018 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: The Poppy Field: A gripping and emotional World War One historical romance
Author(s): Deborah Carr
Publisher: One More Chapter
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU