1914. Two friends, Jim and Bertie, are fighting in the British forces against Germany. While one receives honour after honour, the other sinks into depression and the girl they both love back home must choose between them. If they come back alive. Already trapped in physical and mental tormet, a terrible tragedy befalls them...
1914. Outnumbered British forces are desperately trying to hold off the oncoming German soldiers in France. Star shells fly high into the night, illuminating the chaos, violence and death taking place in the French trenches below. Like so many other men, Jim Hickman and Bertie Murphy are plunged into this nightmare. As the war progresses, Jim receives honour after honour, whilst Bertie sinks deep into depression. And back home Polly, the girl they both love, must choose between the two men.that is, if they ever come back alive. As the trio are trapped in physical and mental torment, a terrible tragedy befalls them. Wilcox perfectly captures the horror and tragedy of the First World War in this vivid and moving novel.
Why buy from World of Books
Our excellent value books literally don't cost the earth
"Overall, a thought-provoking and atmospheric read which is recommended."--Historical Novels Review
About John Wilcox
After a number of years working as a journalist, John Wilcox was lured into industry. In the mid-nineties he sold his company in order to devote himself to his first love, writing. His Simon Fonthill novels have been published to high acclaim and he has also published two works of non-fiction. John sadly passed away in 2018.
Starshine by John Wilcox
Used - Very Good
Allison & Busby
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.