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In Memoriam

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WINNER OF THE WATERSTONES NOVEL OF THE YEAR PRIZE 2023‘If you haven’t read it, you’re missing out’ Bonnie Garmus, bestselling author of LESSONS IN CHEMISTRY 'One of the best debuts I've read in recent years . . . please rush out and buy it' ELIZABETH DAY______________________In 1914, war feels far away to Henry Gaunt and Sidney Ellwood.

They're too young to enlist, and anyway, Gaunt is fighting his own private battle - an all-consuming infatuation with the dreamy, poetic Ellwood - not having a clue that his best friend is in love with him too. When Gaunt's mother asks him to enlist, he signs up immediately, relieved to escape his overwhelming feelings.

But Ellwood and their classmates soon follow him to the front.

Ellwood and Gaunt find love in the trenches – but just as war brought them together, it can tear them apart…An epic, unforgettable love story between two soldiers in the First World War, In Memoriam is a breath-taking debut. ______________________'A genuine page-turner' Sunday Times'BIRDSONG for a new generation' JOANNA QUINN, author of THE WHALEBONE THEATRE'I can't remember the last time I was this invested in a love story' Sunday Telegraph'Assured, affecting and moving' MAGGIE O'FARRELL, author of HAMNET‘Will smash your heart to smithereens' Daily MailTHE TOP FIVE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER, March 2023

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Penguin Books Ltd
0241567831 / 9780241567838
Paperback / softback
813.6
29/02/2024
United Kingdom
English
Historic novels
385 pages
20 cm
Reprint. Originally published: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2023.