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The Soldier at the Door

(1954)
A novel by

 
 
Jack Parrish is killed in Korea, a meaningless death. His mother, a simple woman, begins a determined search for answers to her questions about why her son died. Her quest ripples into the lives of a number of people until one young man decides to stand up for a world without conscription. Pargeter (who also writes as Ellis Peters) has authored a profound book, looking at difficult questions within the play of ordinary lives, and comes up, in the end, with hope.

Genre: Thriller

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Used availability for Edith Pargeter's The Soldier at the Door

Hardback Editions

1996 : UK Hardback

Title: The Soldier at the Door (Windsor Selections S.)
Author(s): Edith Pargeter
ISBN: 0-7451-5429-8 / 978-0-7451-5429-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chivers Large print (Chivers, Windsor, Paragon & C
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August 1995 : UK Hardback
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Title: Soldier at the Door
Author(s): Edith Pargeter
ISBN: 0-7472-1304-6 / 978-0-7472-1304-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Headline
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January 1969 : UK Hardback
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Title: Soldier at the Door (Portway Reprints)
Author(s): Edith Pargeter
ISBN: 0-85594-296-7 / 978-0-85594-296-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: C.Chivers
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Paperback Editions

December 1997 : UK Paperback

Title: The Soldier at the Door (Windsor Selections S.)
Author(s): Edith Pargeter
ISBN: 0-7451-8736-6 / 978-0-7451-8736-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chivers Large print (Chivers, Windsor, Paragon & C
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June 1995 : UK Paperback
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Title: Soldier at the Door
Author(s): Edith Pargeter
ISBN: 0-7472-4772-2 / 978-0-7472-4772-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Headline
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