[[ BOOKS ]] ✫ The Soldiers Return Author Alan Monaghan – Natus-physiotherapy.co.uk


  • Paperback
  • 208 pages
  • The Soldiers Return
  • Alan Monaghan
  • English
  • 03 February 2019
  • 9780230740891

10 thoughts on “The Soldiers Return

  1. says:

    I really enjoyed part 1 A Soldiers Song of this trilogy of Irish historical fiction The second instalment is largely set in Dublin initially towards the end of WW1 with some flashbacks to the trenches and thereafter following the 1918 Armistice as Sinn Fein and the IRA intensify the struggle for Irish Independence against a backdrop of increasingly violent and desperate British measures to retain control As in part 1, the story is centred upon Captain Stephen Ryan as he tries to recover from a fearsome war injury which is affecting him both physically and mentally whilst watching his country begin to disintegrate, along with his long held loyalties and certainties I enjoyed it greatly, if perhaps not quite as much as the first one Still looking forward to picking up the story again in p...


  2. says:

    We mostly leave the war behind and move to Dublin He is trying to pick his life up and carry on but politics


  3. says:

    A really good yarn, makes me want to catch the others in this trilogy.


  4. says:

    I enjoyed this book, felt in was written in a all be it fictional way that managed to be non biased to either side Felt the ending was a bit too abrupt though.


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The Soldiers Return Battered And Broken By Three Years Of Fighting, Stephen Ryan Returns To Ireland And To The Woman He Loves In The Hope Of A Return To His Old Life But Instead, He Finds The Seeds Of A New Conflict Are Being Sown In Dublin Sinn Fein Is Resurgent, And Determined Than Ever To Gain Independence For Ireland Stephen S Own Brother Is Among Those Who Are Prepared To Fight For Their Cause, And There Is Growing Civil Unrest At The Shocking Losses Of The WWI And The Threat Of Conscription Looming Over Ireland With The Mood Of The Whole Country Changing, Stephen Must Ask Himself If He Has Chosen The Right Side All He Knows Is That He Cannot Stay At Home Despite His Wounds, And His Growing Addiction To The Morphine He Needs To Ease His Pain, Stephen Feels Compelled To Return To The Front, Where He Has Some Hope Of Laying His Ghosts To Rest And Where At Least He Knows Where His Loyalties Lie But War Is Deceitful, Both At Home Or Abroad, And Stephen Eventually Finds Himself Dragged Into A Complex Web Of Deceit And Violence He Must Think Fast, As Everything That He Holds Dear Is Threatened This New Ireland Has New, Unpredictable Rules.


About the Author: Alan Monaghan

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