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‘A simple and touching tale of self-sacrificing courage and love in war … turns into a page-turning mystery and a spy story worthy of Deighton or le Carre. I loved it’ The Times
‘I loved “A Foreign Field”, the true story of an English soldier stranded behind enemy lines … at once a great romance, a war story, a social history and a whodunit’ Sunday Telegraph
‘At the simplest level this is a love story. Stirring, ambitious and profound, this is storytelling at its very best’ Sunday Times
‘The true story of seven British soldiers trapped behind enemy lines, with brilliant research, [Macintyre has] built a powerful picture of what life was like for the Picardy villagers who protected them. I was fascinated’ Evening Standard
An excellent book. Really good in depth detail about the characters and a great read.Published 1 month ago by Colin Harrison
Years ago I read the original book and found it very fascinating with full of details bringing WWI close and sharply alive. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Eva Szoke
An account rather than a story. Didn't have much interest in who betrayed the men. But still an interesting account of one aspect of the Great war.Published 4 months ago by Pam B.
What a brilliant read. It has everything you could want in a book, a true story, love, heroism, patriotism, pathos and treachery.Published 4 months ago by craig green
This paper back book was very a very good read and my partner who reads many books enjoyed it so muchPublished 12 months ago by Mrs. M. L. Dorsett