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In Pale Battalions

(1988)
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Six months after her husband's sudden death, Leonora Galloway sets off for a holiday in Paris with her daughter Penelope. At last the time has come when secrets can be shared and explanations begin...

Their journey starts with an unscheduled stop at the imposing Thiepval Memorial to the dead of the Battle of the Somme near Amiens. Amongst those commemorated is Leonora's father. The date of his death is recorded as 30th April, 1916. But Leonora wasn't born until 14th March 1917.

Penelope at once supposes a simple wartime illegitimacy as the clue to her mother's unhappy childhood and the family's sundered connections with her aristocratic heritage, about which she has always known so little.

But nothing could have prepared her, or the reader, for the extraordinary story that is about to unfold.

 
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Hardback Editions

November 1990 : UK Hardback
thumbTitle: In Pale Battalions (Ulverscroft Large Print Series)
Author(s): Robert Goddard
ISBN: 0-7089-2319-4 / 978-0-7089-2319-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Ulverscroft
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September 1988 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: In Pale Battalions
Author(s): Robert Goddard
ISBN: 0-671-64945-0 / 978-0-671-64945-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Poseidon Press
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May 1988 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: In Pale Battalions
Author(s): Robert Goddard
ISBN: 0-593-01410-3 / 978-0-593-01410-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bantam Press
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Paperback Editions

September 2010 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: In Pale Battalions
Author(s): Robert Goddard
ISBN: 0-552-16296-5 / 978-0-552-16296-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Corgi
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May 2007 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: In Pale Battalions
Author(s): Robert Goddard
ISBN: 0-385-33920-8 / 978-0-385-33920-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Delta
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September 1989 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: In Pale Battalions
Author(s): Robert Goddard
ISBN: 0-552-13281-0 / 978-0-552-13281-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Corgi
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December 1989 : USA Mass Market Paperback
thumbTitle: In Pale Battalions: In Pale Battalions
Author(s): Robert Goddard
ISBN: 0-671-64946-9 / 978-0-671-64946-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Pocket
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December 1989 : Paperback
thumbTitle: In Pale Battalions
Author(s): Robert Goddard
ISBN: 9992649844 / 978-9992649848
Publisher: Pocket Books
Availability: Amazon UK   

Audio Editions

December 1994 : UK Audio Cassette
thumbTitle: In Pale Battalions
Author(s): Robert Goddard
ISBN: 0-00-104822-8 / 978-0-00-104822-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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March 1992 : UK Audio Cassette
Title: In Pale Battalions: Complete & Unabridged (G K Hall Audio Series)
Author(s): Robert Goddard
ISBN: 0-7451-5985-0 / 978-0-7451-5985-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chivers Audio Books
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Kindle Editions

January 2010 : Canada, UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: In Pale Battalions
Author(s): Robert Goddard
Publisher: Transworld Digital
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May 2007 : USA Kindle edition
thumbTitle: In Pale Battalions
Author(s): Robert Goddard
Publisher: Delta
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