July, 1919. The First World War is over. The war-torn area of Flanders near Ypres is no longer home to trenches or troops, but groups of tourists. Controversial battlefield tourism now drives bus-loads of people to witness first-hand where loved ones fell and died.
At the Hotel de la Paix in the small village of Pop
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This book isn’t out until next year when it will be 100 years since the end of WW1. It looks at the controversy that existed following the war when people wanted to go to see where their loved ones had died, and even search for that last missing link in the hope they had somehow survived. The so called ‘battle field tourism’ which grew up at the time was seen to be bad taste but essential for those who wanted to feel closer to their soldier relatives. It explores the views of an English girl, an
Three women from very different countries and backgrounds find they are not so very different after all.
In Love and War is a lovely, lovely book. Having read it, I find myself very moved by the dedication at the front which didn’t have a great deal of meaning to begin with. I feel Liz Trenow’s story is a fitting tribute to Lt. Geoffrey Foveaux Trenow and all men of all nationalities who lost their lives.
There’s no rampaging, heart-thumping plot here, but In Love and War is still a hugely compell