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Line of Fire
by Barroux, Sarah

ISBN: 9781907912399
PUBLISHER: Phoenix Yard Books
FORMAT: Paperback
PAGES: 96
PUBLICATION DATE: 1.02.2014
DIMENSIONS: 24.5 x 18 x 1 centimetres

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We need the voice of a witness to tell the unadulterated truth. We have it in the remarkable book. - MICHAEL MORPURGO. One winter's morning, illustrator Barroux was walking down a street in Paris when he made an extraordinary discovery: the diary of a soldier in the First World War.Barroux rescued the diary from the rubbish heap, took the diary back to his studio and subsequently illustrated the soldier's words. The result is a striking graphic novel adaptation of the soldier's moving and powerful account of war.The diary was discovered along with a medal and a song lyrics in the back of the diary that continue until 1917. But there is no name in the diary - the name on the cover has long faded. He remains the unknown soldier. We just have his words, and it is in his own words and Barroux's extraordinary pictures that his story his told. The diary recounts the first few months of the First World War, from the moment France declares war and mobilisation is announced, until early September 1914. Our soldier's diary tells of the long journeys and endless nights; the search for food and wine; the friendships and the courage in the trenches; the sound of gunfire and the pain of swollen feet; and a narrow escape. In the words of Michael Morpurgo, who has written a special introduction to the book, this is 'a witness statement, the untrammelled, unedited voice of someone who was there.' This is one man's story silhouetted against the great ba

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