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Fields Of Victory

Humphry Ward

"Fields of Victory" by way of Mrs. Humphry Ward is a gripping novel set at some stage in World War I, delving into the emotional and mental turmoil experienced with the aid of those stricken by the battle. The story follows a diverse cast of characters, which include squaddies on the front strains, their families back domestic, and civilians grappling with the effect of warfare on their everyday lives. Against the backdrop of the struggle-torn European panorama, Mrs. Humphry Ward weaves together topics of love, loss, sacrifice, and resilience. Through shiny prose and compelling character development, she portrays the cruel realities of struggle, capturing each the heroism and the devastation experienced through the ones stuck in its midst. As the characters navigate the challenges of wartime lifestyles, they may be forced to confront their private fears, confront their prejudices, and query their values. Yet, amidst the chaos and despair, moments of hope and humanity emerge, illuminating the long-lasting spirit of resilience and solidarity. "Fields of Victory" is a poignant and notion-provoking exploration of the human situation during times of conflict, imparting readers a glimpse into the profound impact of war on people and society as a whole.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publish Date: Feb 1st, 2024
  • Pages: 136
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 8.50in - 5.50in - 0.32in - 0.40lb
  • EAN: 9789361426803
  • Categories: Historical - General

About the Author

Ward, Humphry: - Mary Augusta Ward CBE was a British author who lived from June 11, 1851, to March 24, 1920. She wrote under her married name, Mrs. Humphry Ward. Setting up a Settlement in London to help poor people get better schooling was one way she did this. In 1908, she became the first President of the Women's National Anti-Suffrage League. Mary Augusta Arnold was born in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. She came from a well-known family of writers and educators. Mary was the daughter of Julia Sorell and Tom Arnold, who taught literature. William Thomas Arnold was a writer and journalist, Ethel Arnold worked for women's right to vote, and Julia Huxley started Prior's Field School for Girls in 1902 and married Leonard Huxley. Their sons were Julian and Aldous Huxley. It was important for British intellectual life to have people like the Arnolds and the Huxleys. Author Matthew Arnold was her uncle, and Thomas Arnold, the famous headmaster of Rugby School, was her grandpa. Tom Arnold, Mary's father, was made head of schools in Van Diemen's Land, which is now Tasmania. He started his job on January 15, 1850.