Ladies of the Shire by Peter Webb

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Spanning three centuries and two countries, Ladies of the Shire weaves together the lives of eight individuals on their unforgettable, epic journey from the hay-meadows of Leicestershire, England to the mud and bloody artistry of 1914-18 France. From these trenches rises a retribution that will claim all they hold precious, demanding a sacrifice none ever thought would be asked of them......

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Peter Webb is a lecturer in Canadian literature at McGill University. He has published journal and book articles on Sara Jeannette Duncan, Timothy Findley, and Tom Thomson, and is writing a book-length study of war fiction entitled "Shattered Lines: War in the Canadian Novel". He is a co-applicant member of the Editing Modernism in Canada (EMiC) research group. Eli Mandel was a renowned Canadian poet, critic, editor, and anthologist for over three decades beginning in the 1950s. Born in Estevan, Saskatchewan, he taught for many years at York University. His many books included ten poetry monographs or collections, including "An Idiot Joy", which won the Governor General's Award for poetry in 1967. Andrew Stubbs teaches composition and rhetoric at the University of Regina. He edited "Rhetoric, Uncertainty, and the University as Text" and co-edited "The Other Harmony: The Collected Poetry of Eli Mandel", which followed his book-length study of Mandel's poetry and poetics, "Myth, Origins, Magic". He has taught at universities in Canada, the United States, and Europe.
Published January 5, 2009 by Grosvenor House Publishing. 400 pages
Genres: History, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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