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The Casemate Classic War Fiction Series publishes new editions of forgotten classics that perfectly capture their era.

Charles Pagan and Dick Baron, who served together in WWI, embark on a walking holiday in the Vosges Mountains in France, in 1930. En route they meet Cecil and his sister Clare who is recovering from the loss of her fiance during the war. Pagan and Baron
Published June 19th 2017 by Casemate
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Apr 13, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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This is the 2nd book I have read by W.F. Morris. He is a forgotten English author whose experiences in the Great War affected his perspective. The other one I read, Bretherton, was a big hit in the 30s, but in my opinion Pagan was superior. It is set in 1930 when two friends from the Great War take a hiking trip in Alsace. They stop at an inn where the proprietor strongly warns them against going out at night into the deserted former battlefield that was never restored. Needless to say, they are ...more
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A bit noir, a bit dated, but fun.
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A bit slow going but interesting. A good story & well written.
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Walter Frederick Morris (1892 - 1975) was an English novelist, best known for his mystery novel, ‘Bretherton’ (1929), set in World War I. Critic A.C. Ward praised this as "an adventure-mystery war-novel with an admirably ingenious and leak-proof plot. This book combines a brilliant exercise of creative imagination with a remarkable ability to reproduce, vividly, first-hand experiences, and there ...more
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