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And in the Morning

And in the Morning

  • Title: And in the Morning
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  • ISBN : 9781553374008
  • Format : Hardcover
  • Language : English
  • Page : 198 pages


In this novel by John Wilson, Jim Hay is fifteen, thinks war is a glorious adventure and cannot wait for his turn to fight But as his father boldly marches off to battle in August, 1914, Jim must be content to record his thoughts and dreams in his journal Gradually, Jim s simple life begins to unravel His father is killed in action, his mother suffers a breakdown, and w In this novel by John Wilson, Jim Hay is fifteen, thinks war is a glorious adventure and cannot wait for his turn to fight But as his father boldly marches off to battle in August, 1914, Jim must be content to record his thoughts and dreams in his journal Gradually, Jim s simple life begins to unravel His father is killed in action, his mother suffers a breakdown, and when he does at last join up, it is as much to find a refuge as it is to seek glory What Jim discovers in the trenches of France is enough to dispel any romantic view of war And while his longing for adventure is replaced by a basic need to survive, the final tragic outcome is one he never dreamed of


Author John Wilson




And in the Morning Reviews (22)

  • J ai t litt ralement transport e dans les tranch es avec ces extraits de journaux r alistes WoW [..]

  • Oh, wow.Picked this up thinking awesome a short Canadian pub that I can knock out fast even if it s misery the whole way through, and now, I m going to recommend it to all the men I know and all the boys and probably some girls because it is fantastic Crying at work and not ashamed about it fantasti [..]

  • And in the Morning by John Wilson was a fast, sometimes gripping read that at other times had me bored and frustrated.As one who enjoys reading historical fiction or anything to do with past or current wars, this book was at least entertaining.The book begins as a first entry into a diary, written b [..]

  • Jim the Jim who s alive is a sixteen year old boy who receives a mysterious journal from his dead grandfather In this journal, is the story of Jim Hay, a soldier who fought in the war of 1914 Jim Hay s adventure was sad, and disturbing, and Jim the Jim who s alive learns that war is no joke, and to [..]

  • The book And In The Morning by John Wilson was not a book I would usually read I usually read fantasy or romance books, so this was quite a change I thought that this book was fine, but there are some things I would change One thing that I would change is how excited the main character Jimmy is abou [..]

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