Gallipoli, 1915. Donald Peter Gillies, a young Lovat Scout soldier, lies in a field hospital, blinded by the Turks. There he falls in love with his Queen Alexandra Corps nurse, Louise, and she with him. As they talk in the quiet hours he tells her of life in the West Highlands of Scotland, where he grew up, and she in turn tells her own story of a harsh and unforgiving upbringing in the Welsh valleys.
Cut off from Allied troops, Donald and Louise make a perilous escape through Turkey, Greece and on to Malta - the first stage on their journey to a new life together in Donald's beloved Ardnish. But just as they are within reach of home, Fate deals an unexpected hand . . .
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|Size: ||903 KB|
|Date published: || 2016|
|ISBN: ||9780857903358 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|