The Great War

The Great War

[stories Inspired by Items From the First World War]

Audiobook CD - 2015 | Unabridged.
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In a powerful collection, eleven internationally acclaimed fiction writers draw on personal objects to bring the First World War to life for readers of all ages. A toy soldier. A butter dish. A compass. Mundane objects, perhaps, but to the remarkable authors in this collection, artifacts such as these have inspired stories that go to the heart of the human experience of World War I.
Publisher: [Grand Haven, MI] : Brilliance Audio, p2015.
Edition: Unabridged.
ISBN: 9781501215865
Characteristics: 5 sound discs (6 hr., 26 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Our Jacko / Michael Morpurgo
Another kind of missing / A.L. Kennedy
Don't call it glory / Marcus Sedwick
The country you called home / John Boyne
When they were needed most / Tracy Chevalier
A world that has no war in it / David Almond
A Harlem Hellfighter and his horn / Tanya Lee Stone
Maud's story / Adéle Geras
Captain Rosalie / Timothée de Fombelle
Each slow dusk / Sheena Wilkinson
Little wars / Ursula Dubosarsky.
Summary: In a powerful collection, eleven internationally acclaimed fiction writers draw on personal objects to bring the First World War to life for readers of all ages. A toy soldier. A butter dish. A compass. Mundane objects, perhaps, but to the remarkable authors in this collection, artifacts such as these have inspired stories that go to the heart of the human experience of World War I.

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