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Echoes of Yesterday It was June 1916 when Sergeant Boots Adams of the Royal West Kents together with his men was billeted on the Descartes farm in Northern France It was a short break from the turmoil and horror of the trenches and Boots and his men in return for their free billeting were to help the farmer in his fields It came as something of a surprise to discover that the land was being managed by a young French war widow Cecile Lacoste and to the distant sound of guns a brief wartime friendship flared between Boots and Cecile The friendship was cut brutally short when once the West Kents were called back to the trenches and Boots suffered an injury that was to take him home to London to Sammy and Chinese Lady and all the valiant cockney friends of Walworth who were to help him through the darkest period of his life It was to be many years before Boots' friend Miss Polly Simms visiting the old battle haunts of France stumbled once upon the Descartes farm and the memories of the past were rekindled

5 thoughts on “Echoes of Yesterday

  1. says:

    A good idea ruined in the telling Fully half the book is prologue skipping back and forth in time and place between one set of characters and another giving the reader only scraps At the literal halfway point suddenly Chapter 1 Seriously?I read this one out of seuence and it's a good thing as knowing what would happen decades later filled up the huge gaps in this transitional non story All the jolly cro

  2. says:

    Love this series of books nice easy reading

  3. says:

    I like Books by Mary Jane Staples as they are set in the area of London I grew up in although I live there much later than when the books are set there I find the Charachters dialouge very amusingThis book is broken into two parts The first takes you back to Boots time in The Great War and the second brings you bcak to 1934 and the conciuences of that time

  4. says:

    Another enjoyable read in the Adams Family Saga incorporating the laughs the sadness and the joy the characters feel Fantastic reading The book has 2 halves 1916 and 1934 and gives some insight into Boots experiences during the First World War

  5. says:

    Like all the family saga book this was no exception I really enjoy the loughs the sadness and the joy Fantastic reading

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