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Caroline Scott

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After completing a PhD in History, at the University of Durham, Caroline Scott worked as a researcher in Belgium and France. She has a particular interest in the experience of women during the First World War, in the challenges faced by the returning soldier, and in the development of tourism and pilgrimage in the former conflict zones. Caroline lives in southwest France and is now writing historical fiction for Simon & Schuster UK and William Morrow.

Average rating: 4.26 · 132 ratings · 83 reviews · 4 distinct works
The Poppy Wife: A Novel of ...

4.20 avg rating — 150 ratings — published 2019 — 16 editions
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Those Measureless Fields

4.13 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 2014 — 3 editions
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The Manchester Bantams

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating4 editions
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The Poppy Wife by Caroline Scott
"This book is so unique in its perspective on WWI, it is unlike other books I have read set in this timeframe. For me there was so much to learn and was drawn into Harry and Edie's stories. However I will admit given the issues tackled by this book..." Read more of this review »
The Poppy Wife by Caroline  Scott
"This book was incredible. One of my favourites for 2019."
The Photographer of the Lost by Caroline  Scott
"Review to follow but all the stars.
Strong contender for book of the year 2019 "
The Photographer of the Lost by Caroline  Scott
"Thank you to Netgalley, the publishers and the author for an arc copy of this novel.
This historical story takes place between two timelines, during the First World War and the 5 years after. Francis, Harry and Will are three young brothers f..." Read more of this review »
The Photographer of the Lost by Caroline  Scott
" Delighted by your review. Thank you so much! "
The Poppy Wife by Caroline Scott
" Excellent review, Pamela. Thank you so much. And you're absolutely right - it's not a book for a reader who wants a fast-paced adventure - but I'm gla ...more "
The Photographer of the Lost by Caroline  Scott
" Very grateful for your thoughtful review. I sincerely appreciate you making the time to read and share your response. Thank you. "
The Poppy Wife by Caroline  Scott
" Delighted by this review. Thank you so much, Kathleen. And I'd echo your thoughts re They Shall Not Grow Old - a tremendously moving film! Really appr ...more "
The Photographer of the Lost by Caroline  Scott
" Great review! Thanks so much for persisting (and for teaching me what DNF means - had to Google it!) Really appreciate it. "
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“She inhales the peppery warm breath of the cypresses. She loves their scent. It’s a scent that seems to make moments memories even before they’ve stopped happening.”
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“Since the advent of war many things have happened to him that he could not possibly have imagined. He wonders if this is one of the subliminal reasons men wage war. To increase the daily frequency of surprise and shock. The forerunners of revelation.”
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