The Daughters of Mars

Description

In 1915, two spirited Australian sisters join the war effort as nurses, escaping the confines of their father's dairy farm and carrying a guilty secret with them. Used to tending the sick as they are, nothing could have prepared them for what they confront, first in the Dardanelles, then on the Western Front. Yet they find courage in the face of extreme danger and become the friends they never were before. And eventually they meet the kind of men worth giving up their precious independence for - if only they all survive. At once epic in scope and extraordinarily intimate, The Daughters of Mars brings the First World War to vivid life from an unusual perspective. Profoundly moving, it pays tribute to the men and women who voluntarily risked their lives for peace.

Details

Author(s)
Thomas Keneally
Format
Paperback | 528 pages
Dimensions
130 x 198 x 38mm | 339.99g
Publication date
23 May 2013
Publisher
Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Imprint
Sceptre
Publication City/Country
London, United Kingdom
Language
English
ISBN10
0340951885
ISBN13
9780340951880
Bestsellers rank
23,003