Language: English . Brand New. It is September 1919: twenty-one-year-old Tristan Sadler takes a train from London to Norwich to deliver a package of letters to the sister of Will Bancroft, the man he fought alongside during the Great War. But the letters are not the real reason for Tristan s visit. He can no longer keep a secret and has finally found the courage to unburden himself of it. As Tristan recounts the horrific details of what to him became a senseless war, he also speaks of his friendship with Will-from their first meeting on the training grounds at Aldershot to their farewell in the trenches of northern France. The intensity of their bond brought Tristan happiness and self-discovery as well as confusion and unbearable pain.The Absolutist is a masterful tale of passion, jealousy, heroism, and betrayal set in one of the most gruesome trenches of France during World War I. This novel will keep listeners on the edge of their seats until its most extraordinary and unexpected conclusion, and it will stay with them long after they ve finished. N° de réf. du libraire
September 1919: twenty-one-year-old Tristan Sadler takes a train from London to Norwich to deliver some letters to Marian Bancroft. Tristan fought alongside Marian's brother Will during the Great War, but in 1917 Will laid down his guns on the battlefield, declared himself a conscientious objector and was shot as a traitor, an act which has brought shame and dishonour on the Bancroft family.
But the letters are not the real reason for Tristan's visit. He holds a secret deep in his soul. One that he is desperate to unburden himself of to Marian, if he can only find the courage.
As he recalls his friendship with Will, from the training ground at Aldershot to the trenches of Northern France, he speaks of how the intensity of their friendship brought him both happiness and self-discovery as well as despair and pain.
The Absolutist is a novel that examines the events of the Great War from the perspective of two young soldiers, both struggling with the complexity of their emotions and the confusion of their friendship.
Synopsis: September, 1919. Tristan Sadler takes a train to deliver letters to Marian Bancroft. Tristan fought with Marian's brother Willduring the Great War but in 1917, Will laid down his guns, became a conscientious objector and was shot as a traitor.
Titre : The Absolutist (Library Edition)
Éditeur : Tantor Media, Inc
Date d'édition : 2012
Reliure : CD-Audio
Etat du livre : New
Edition : Library ed.
Description du livre Tantor Audio, 2012. Audio CD. État : New. book. N° de réf. du libraire 1452639361
Description du livre Tantor Audio. Audio CD. État : Fair. Ex-Library Book - will contain Library Markings. N° de réf. du libraire G1452639361I5N10
Description du livre Tantor Media Inc, 2012. Compact Disc. État : Brand New. unabridged edition. 6.90x6.90x1.80 inches. In Stock. N° de réf. du libraire 1452639361