The superb, bestselling novel of one family, and the devastating changes brought by the First World War.
Sarah Harrison is the renowned author of more than 25 books. She is also a journalist and broadcaster (she's appeared on WOMAN'S HOUR, ANY QUESTIONS?, and most recently the book panel on Radio Five's SIMON MAYO PROGRAMME). Her novels THE FLOWERS OF THE FIELD and A FLOWER THAT'S FREE were bestsellers around the world. She lives in London.
A work of extraordinary fictional daring...assured...always convinces * WEEKEND TELEGRAPH *
Sarah Harrison shows herself to be more than equal to the complexities of her plot, handling its developments with impeccable timing * THE TIMES *
Smashing...a story which hurried you along from page to page at breakneck pace...All the ingredients of popular success * DAILY MIRROR *
Full of unforgettable people, places and passions * WOMAN'S WORLD *
Harrison is a writer with a gift for mixing candour [and] compassion * YOU Magazine *
You'll love it * WOMAN'S OWN *
A stirring tale of love, loss and loyalty * PUBLISHERS WEEKLY *
First published in 1980, the first part of this multi-million selling trilogy explores the devastating effects of the First World War on one family * GOOD BOOK GUIDE *