The Stars in the Night by Clare Rhoden

The Stars in the Night tells the story of Semaphore lad, Harry Fletcher. In 1914, Harry and his adopted brother enlist to fight in ‘the war to end all wars’ despite his Irish mother’s disapproval. The narrative moves from Australia to Gallipoli, Egypt, the trenches of Paschaendale and back to Australia and is richly painted with the details of everyday life for the soldiers involved.

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