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Gladys Mary Coles

In 1916, William Manderson, a young poet and infantryman, leaves Liverpool for the Western Front where his older brother is already serving. During the build-up to the great offensive on the Somme, William keeps a journal, sends intimate letters to Jack’s wife Elizabeth and writes poetry reflecting his experiences. (Amazon) Much of the novel is set in Liverpool and on the Wirral, at a hospital for recuperating soldiers.

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Flambard, 2010

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