Download PDF by Caroline Seebohm: The Innocents: A Novel

By Caroline Seebohm

ISBN-10: 1565125002

ISBN-13: 9781565125001

the complete global was once approximately to alter, and nobody will be affected extra deeply than Dorothea and Iris Crosby, sisters—identical twins—born to the wealth and social status of latest York City's Park road. It used to be 1914, and whereas lifestyles in new york looked as if it would middle on grand balls and unique events, in Europe every thing used to be coming undone. international battle i used to be approximately to blow up, and while it did it's going to contain many millions of younger americans already heading overseas.

Aroused through the perils of the remainder of the area, Dorothea and Iris made up our minds to hitch the yankee purple go in France. despatched instantly to the battlefront, they grew to become immersed in an everyday fight to assist retailer lives, and whilst that wasn't attainable, to at the very least make demise much less terrifying for the younger French squaddies of their care. appealing and mysterious, the dual sisters have been dubbed les anges, the angels, via the wounded males.

They charmed the americans to boot, between them a fighter pilot with whom Iris fell in love—the first hazard to the singular bond that held the sisters jointly. because the losses fixed, notwithstanding, the hyperlink among the sisters grew superior. ultimately, whilst the battles ended, they woke up to the truth that the area they'd identified was once without end long past, and residential appeared and alien place.

a robust tale of non secular awakening, of innocence misplaced, and of the emotional toll of battle, The Innocents is certain to entice readers of such amazing ancient novels as Regeneration by way of Pat Barker, Birdsong through Sebastian Faulks, and Rebecca West's vintage The go back of the Soldier.

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