Author(s): Billington, Rachel,
Date of Publication: 22/10/2015,
Pagination: 544 pages,
Imprint: Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Lt,
Published By: Orion Publishing Co,
Book Classification: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945), War & combat fiction
A poignant and compelling story of three lives torn apart by the Battle of Gallipoli.
Arthur Tarrant, an Oxford graduate headed for his uncle's law firm, changes path leaving behind his fiancee Sylvia and joins the army, destined for Gallipoli. There, his life becomes entwined with that of Fred Chaffey, a country boy from Dorset.
Glory tells of the fatal errors made by the leaders of the army, the heroism of the men, and the struggles to understand the situation while nurturing relationships in the most strange and difficult of circumstances.