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A stunning, delicate portrait of a family bookended by war, Home Fires explores the legacy of loss, the strictures of class and the long road to redemption.

Max Weston, twenty-one, leaves for his first army posting in central Africa. What happens to him changes the lives of his family forever. At home, his parents struggle to cope. The overwhelming love Caroline has always felt for her only child is now matched by the intensity of Max's absence. The silence is broken by the arrival of Caroline's mother-in-law, Elsa, who at the age of ninety-eight can no longer look after herself. After years of living in fear of putting a foot wrong in front of this elegant, cuttingly courteous lady, finally, Caroline has the upper hand.

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"Her writing is both delicate and direct." - Elizabeth Jane Howard


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Hardback Editions

January 2014 : UK Hardback

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Author(s): Elizabeth Day
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Paperback Editions

March 2014 : UK Paperback
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Publisher: Bloomsbury Paperbacks
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November 2013 : USA Paperback
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Title: Home Fires: A Novel
Author(s): Elizabeth Day
ISBN: 1-60819-959-2 / 978-1-60819-959-4 (USA edition)
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March 2013 : UK Paperback
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Title: Home Fires
Author(s): Elizabeth Day
ISBN: 1-4088-2867-7 / 978-1-4088-2867-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
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Audio Editions

December 2013 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Home Fires
Author(s): Elizabeth Day
Publisher: Audible Studios for Bloomsbury
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December 2013 : Canada Audio edition
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Author(s): Elizabeth Day
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Kindle Editions

July 2017 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Home Fires
Author(s): Elizabeth Day
Publisher: Fourth Estate
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November 2013 : Canada Kindle edition
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