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Reuiem for a Wren Read ´ 5 The mysterious death of a young woman on an Australian farm reveals a bittersweet story of doomed wartime romance amidst a family crisisAlan Duncan returns to his family home in Austr. Like some infernal monster still venomous in death a war can go on killing people for a long time after it s all over The inimitable Nevil Shute has an impressive resume as both a writer and an aeronautical engineer His intelligence shows in his writing his attention to detail his understanding of the mechanics of war and his knowledge of wartime operations But what makes him a great writer is his ability to tap the souls of his characters breath life into them and imbue them with all the heroism and weaknesses that war can revealAlan and Bill Duncan are Aussie boys raised on the sheep station of Goombargana and sent off to fight for England in World War II Janet Prentice is the feisty and capable Wren who falls in love with Bill The way these three lives wrap around one another unfolds like a Shakespearean tragedy If you make it to the last page dry eyed you are a stronger person than I amThe story is about the war and of course the effect it has on everyone involved but it is also about the capricious nature of chance the tricks of fate the small misses in life that separate misery from happiness and failure from success I could not help thinking Shute must have seen life and love vanish from him like a wisp of smoke at sometime in his own life in order to portray so perfectly what that kind of mercuriality would feel like Not one of the lives we see play out in this book would have been the same had there been no war but would they have been better or easier Those who go to war will tell you they never felt so alive as when they were so threatened with deathI love Shute Everything I have read of his has been better than the 5 stars I was allowed to give it I had not intended to read this right now having just read Pied Piper but Bob convinced me it would be stupid to push this off so that I could read something I could not be assured would be as satisfyingMy conclusion I am going to let my friend Bob pick all my books from now on Ford County young woman on an Australian farm reveals a bittersweet story of doomed wartime romance amidst a family crisisAlan Duncan returns to his family home in Austr. Like some infernal monster still venomous in death a war can go on killing people for a long time after it s all over The inimitable Nevil Shute has an impressive resume as both a writer and an aeronautical engineer His intelligence shows in his writing his attention to detail his understanding of the mechanics of war and his knowledge of wartime operations But what makes him a great writer is his ability to tap the souls of his characters breath life into them and imbue them with all the heroism and weaknesses that war can revealAlan and Bill Duncan are Aussie boys raised on the sheep station of Goombargana and sent off to fight for England in World War II Janet Prentice is the feisty and capable Wren who falls in love with Bill The way these three lives wrap around one another unfolds like a Shakespearean tragedy If Johannes Cabal the Necromancer you make it to the last page dry eyed Academia Obscura you are a stronger person than I amThe story is about the war and of course the effect it has on everyone involved but it is also about the capricious nature of chance the tricks of fate the small misses in life that separate misery from happiness and failure from success I could not help thinking Shute must have seen life and love vanish from him like a wisp of smoke at sometime in his own life in order to portray so perfectly what that kind of mercuriality would feel like Not one of the lives we see play out in this book would have been the same had there been no war but would they have been better or easier Those who go to war will tell Wide eyed and Legless Inside the Tour De France A Sportspages Book you they never felt so alive as when they were so threatened with deathI love Shute Everything I have read of his has been better than the 5 stars I was allowed to give it I had not intended to read this right now having just read Pied Piper but Bob convinced me it would be stupid to push this off so that I could read something I could not be assured would be as satisfyingMy conclusion I am going to let my friend Bob pick all my books from now on

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Reuiem for a Wren Read ´ 5 Alia after the war and several years of study in England But his homecoming is marred by the mysterious suicide of his parents' uiet and reliable parlour maid A search through her bel. I m trying to guess how many books I ve read which in one way or another are about the Second World War I ve read a couple just in the last month Wilcox s Japan s Secret War and Linebarger s Psychological Warfare As usual I was gripped by two contradictory emotions horror and fascination I think most people have a similar reaction The war was monstrous and appalling but it was also the most exciting extraordinary period in human history New techniues new ideas new ways of thinking were invented and turned into weapons within a couple of years sometimes a couple of months Nothing was impossible and everyone knew what the purpose of life was It was to win the warThese thoughts are not of course new and they ve been expressed many times I don t think though that I ve ever seen them expressed in uite such a pure form as in this obscure novel The heroine has served as a WREN in the war and now it s over there s only one thing she wants to get back in uniform and do it again It s a very tragic and thought provoking story What does it say about us I don t think Shute knew either my feeling is that he was just describing something he d seen himself in slightly fictionalised form because it disturbed him so much and he had to get it out of his system It s worth reading Digital Minimalism Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World years of study in England But his homecoming is marred by the mysterious suicide of his parents' uiet and reliable parlour maid A search through her bel. I m trying to guess how many books I ve read which in one way or another are about the Second World War I ve read a couple just in the last month Wilcox s Japan s Secret War and Linebarger s Psychological Warfare As usual I was gripped by two contradictory emotions horror and fascination I think most people have a similar reaction The war was monstrous and appalling but it was also the most exciting extraordinary period in human history New techniues new ideas new ways of thinking were invented and turned into weapons within a couple of Portrait of an Addict as a Young Man A Memoir years sometimes a couple of months Nothing was impossible and everyone knew what the purpose of life was It was to win the warThese thoughts are not of course new and they ve been expressed many times I don t think though that I ve ever seen them expressed in uite such a pure form as in this obscure novel The heroine has served as a WREN in the war and now it s over there s only one thing she wants to get back in uniform and do it again It s a very tragic and thought provoking story What does it say about us I don t think Shute knew either my feeling is that he was just describing something he d seen himself in slightly fictionalised form because it disturbed him so much and he had to get it out of his system It s worth reading

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Reuiem for a Wren Read ´ 5 Ongings in search of clues leads to heartbreaking revelations about the woman's identity the death of Alan's brother Bill and above all the disappearance of his brother's fiancée Jan. One of this authors outstanding works very sad but a really good read


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  • Paperback
  • 249
  • Reuiem for a Wren
  • Nevil Shute
  • English
  • 06 February 2018
  • 9780099530237