Three women and their families, living in Glasgow in the early sixties, swept along on the tide of social change...But as Ban the Bomb marchers throng the city streets, the claims of the past threaten to overwhelm their hopes of personal happiness. When Jenny Thornton unexpectedly meets an attractive stranger, she sees a chance to escape from the brutal husband. But Joe, imprisoned and tormented by the Japanese, refuses to let go of his increasingly terrorised family, and his shattered mind impels them with him as he moves inexorably to a tragic and violent fate. Amelia Donovan is uneasily reconciled to her unappreciative husband, Douglas, but the time has come to make the courageous move towards a more fulfilling role as a successful - and independent - writer. But what of her beloved son, Harry For Hazel, drink has become the only way to numb the aching loneliness of widowhood. But when her daughter, Rowan, leaves home to join the Civil Rights movement in the United States, Hazel is forced to confront her future - and make some painful choices. Following on from Rag Woman, Rich Woman (1986) and Daughters and Mothers (1988), Margaret Thomson Davis has written a heartwarming and vivid story of society on the move. The author's compassionate and humorous understanding of the human heart, and her thoughtful reading of history make this a story to be read with pleasure, and one whose echoes linger long after the final page.

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Used availability for Margaret Thomson Davis's Wounds of War

Hardback Editions

November 2001 : UK Hardback

Title: Wounds of War
Author(s): Margaret Thomson Davis
ISBN: 0-7126-1485-0 / 978-0-7126-1485-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Century
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November 1990 : UK Hardback

Title: Wounds of War (Charnwood Library)
Author(s): Margaret Thomson Davis
ISBN: 0-7089-8563-7 / 978-0-7089-8563-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Charnwood (Large Print)
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October 1989 : UK Hardback
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Title: Wounds of War
Author(s): Margaret Thomson Davis
ISBN: 0-7126-2586-0 / 978-0-7126-2586-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Century
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Paperback Editions

2012 : UK Paperback
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Title: Wounds Of War
Author(s): Margaret Thomson-Davis
ISBN: 0-09-957967-7 / 978-0-09-957967-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Arrow
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November 1990 : UK Paperback
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Title: Wounds of War
Author(s): Margaret Thomson Davis
ISBN: 0-09-968650-3 / 978-0-09-968650-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Arrow Books Ltd
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