The Home Front

a novel

by Alan J Summers



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 11/29/2010

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 396
ISBN : 9781452072326

About the Book

Fighter pilot Mark Brabham is sent to his uncle’s Essex village on convalescent leave after being burned in the Battle of Britain. In such a village the war is both near and far, but occasionally intrudes upon rural life with devastating results. Mark’s journey through his recuperation, his coming to terms with his condition and the new relationships he forms in the village are meant, by his family and friends, to prepare him for his return to the conflict in the sky above them. And he meets a charming land girl…

About the Author

Alan J Summers wrote this short novel in Cyprus, weaving anecdotes collected from people who lived through the winter blitz of 1940-1 into a story of what it was like to have been on the ground in England under the engagements fought out above.