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The Absolutist (2012, original release: 2011)


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FictionFICTION/BOYNE,JDue 01-09-15
Published: New York : Other Press, c2012
Description:  309 p. ; 22 cm
ISBN/ISSN: 9781590515525 (trade pbk.), 1590515528 (trade pbk.), 1590515528 :,
Language:  English

"Originally published in Great Britain in 2011 by Doubleday."

Tristan Sadler, a gay soldier, recalls his time spent fighting in World War I and the intensity of his friendship with Will Bancroft, a soldier who became a conscientious objector and was shot as a traitor

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Excellent Book

This is a highly readable, compelling story about the horrors of war and the personal struggles of the 2 characters.  The author is a very talented man.  I also read The House of Special Purpose before reading this novel.  Extremely well written.   

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