The Daughters of Mars: A Novel

The Daughters of Mars: A Novel

Thomas Keneally


From the acclaimed writer of Schindler’s List, the recent novel that has been known as the simplest of Thomas Keneally’s occupation, and hailed as “magnificent…stunning…full of suspense, searing details, and deep emotion” (The Guardian).

In what's probably “the most sensible novel of his profession” (The Spectator), the acclaimed writer of Schindler’s List tells the unforgettable tale of 2 sisters whose lives are remodeled by way of the cataclysm of the 1st international war.

IN 1915, Naomi and Sally Durance, lively Australian sisters, sign up for the conflict attempt as nurses, escaping the confines in their father’s farm and wearing a to blame mystery with them. Amid the carnage, the sisters’ tenuous bond strengthens as they bravely face severe chance and hostility—sometimes from their very own facet. there's nice humor and compassion, too, and the inspiring instance of the amazing girls they serve along. In France, each one meets an outstanding guy, the type for whom she may well relinquish her newfound independence— if simply all of them survive.

At as soon as giant in scope and terribly intimate, The Daughters of Mars is a amazing novel approximately soreness and transcendence, depression and triumph, and the straightforward acts of decency that make us human even in an international long past mad.

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