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The Walnut Tree

Todd, Charles (Book - 2012 )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
The Walnut Tree


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Haunted by the horrors she witnessed in France during the enemy invasion of 1914, Lady Elspeth Douglas, a titled young Englishwoman, is transformed by her experience and leaves her sheltered life behind to become a nurse and return to the battlefields of France to do her part.
Authors: Todd, Charles
Title: The walnut tree
Publisher: New York :, William Morrow,, c2012
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 248 p. ;,20 cm
Summary: Haunted by the horrors she witnessed in France during the enemy invasion of 1914, Lady Elspeth Douglas, a titled young Englishwoman, is transformed by her experience and leaves her sheltered life behind to become a nurse and return to the battlefields of France to do her part.
ISBN: 0062236997
9780062236999
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a very good read. the characters are personal and admirable. taking place in 1914 during war time it shows the resilence of the people who make up our world.

Report This Apr 04, 2014
  • happycanuck rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

A pleasant and interesting read, even though it's hard to explain why.

"Haunted by the horrors she witnessed in France during the enemy invasion of 1914, Lady Elspeth Douglas, a titled young Englishwoman, is transformed by her experience and leaves her sheltered life behind to become a nurse and return to the battlefields of France to do her part." January 2013 Thrillers & Suspense Newsletter http://www.nextreads.com/Display2.aspx?SID=5acc8fc1-4e91-4ebe-906d-f8fc5e82a8e0&N=590376

Report This Dec 27, 2012
  • ready2read rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

This is a nice stand alone by Charles Todd. (mother and son writing team) It is a Christmas story but remember the main character is a WW1 nurse so it is not all about snowflakes and gentle wishes. Bess Crawford makes a cameo.

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