#BookADayUK: Great War Novel

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In June the Borough Press encouraged everyone to tweet a book a day to celebrate Independent Booksellers Week. It was so popular that Doubleday Books UK have decided to keep it going through July.

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Favourite Great War Novel: How Many Miles to Babylon by Jennifer Johnston

A wonderful book about friendship and class set against the background of World War 1. Alec is a landlord. Jerry a local village boy, despite this the two develop a friendship that lasts until their adult life when both decide to enlist in the British Army during WWI where their friendship is tested by an ordeal worse than war. A beautiful novel, worth a read.

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