The powerful new novel from the master storyteller - inspired by the true story of one man who might have stopped World War II.1940.
The train is under attacks from German fighters. In the darkness, sheltering in a railway tunnel, the stranger in the carriage with Barney and his mother tells them a story to pass the time.And what a story.
The story of a young man, a young soldier in the trenches of World War I who, on the spur of the moment, had done what he thought was the right thing.It turned out to have been the worst mistake he ever could have made - a mistake he must put right before it is too late...
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 272 pages
- Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
- Publication Date: 01/10/2015
- Category: Historical
- ISBN: 9780008134150
- Paperback from £6.59
- CD-Audio from £8.55
- EPUB from £4.49