Review: THE LAST SUMMER by Judith Kinghorn

Scrappy Cat recently reviewed The Last Summer by Judith Kinghorn for the WWI Reading Challenge in 2012.  Here’s an excerpt:

Clarissa’s 3 brothers (Henry, William, and George), Tom and many of their friends all go off to war.  Many don’t return or else are so physically or emotionally damaged that life is never the same afterwards.  I really wanted to like this book, and I did like a lot of it.  But it is narrated by Clarissa, and I thought she was such a ninny!

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Review: THE LAST SUMMER by Judith Kinghorn

She Reads Novels recently read and reviewed The Last Summer by Judith Kinghorn for the WWI Reading Challenge in 2012.  Here’s an excerpt:

So many different aspects of World War I are covered over the course of the novel, though with the story being told from Clarissa’s perspective the focus is on the effects of the war on British society and on the people left at home while their loved ones are away fighting. After the war is over we see how the world has become a very different place. We meet men who are trying to cope with the injuries and disabilities they’ve been left with, and the women who are trying to understand and to help them, as well as coming to terms with the loss of all the husbands, brothers, sons and fathers who never came home.

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