The Soldier's Return by Melvyn Bragg audiobook

The Soldier's Return

By Melvyn Bragg
Read by Mark McGann

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9.29 Hours Unabridged
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Winner of the WH Smith Literary Award, 2000. When Sam Richardson returns in 1946 from the 'Forgotten War' in Burma to Wigton in Cumbria, he finds the town little changed. But the war has changed him, broadening his horizons as well as leaving him with traumatic memories. In addition, his six-year-old son now barely remembers him, and his wife has gained a sense of independence from her wartime jobs. As all three strive to adjust, the bonds of loyalty and love are stretched to breaking point in this taut, and profoundly moving novel.

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Winner of the WH Smith Literary Award, 2000.

When Sam Richardson returns in 1946 from the 'Forgotten War' in Burma to Wigton in Cumbria, he finds the town little changed. But the war has changed him, broadening his horizons as well as leaving him with traumatic memories. In addition, his six-year-old son now barely remembers him, and his wife has gained a sense of independence from her wartime jobs. As all three strive to adjust, the bonds of loyalty and love are stretched to breaking point in this taut, and profoundly moving novel.

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Author Bio: Melvyn Bragg

Author Bio: Melvyn Bragg

Melvyn Bragg is renowned for his filmed features and interviews with writers, artists and actors on his long-running British television program The South Bank Show.  His interest in the Dark Ages began during his studies at Oxford University and his idea for The Sword and the Miracle emanated from his discovery of a small church dedicated to St. Bega near his hometown in England’s Lake District.  One of the most prominent figures in the British media and arts, he is the chairman if the hit BBC radio series Start the Week and controller of arts at London Weekend Television. He lives in Hampstead Hill Gardens, London.

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Available Formats : CD
Category: Fiction/Historical
Runtime: 9.29
Audience: Adult
Language: English