Where Poppies Blow

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Winner of the 2017 Wainwright Golden Beer Book Prize for nature writingThe natural history of the Western Front during the First World War'If it weren't for the birds, what a hell it would be.'During the Great War, soldiers lived inside the ground, closer to nature than many humans had lived for centuries. Animals provided comfort and interest to fill the blank hours in the trenches - bird-watchin...

Paperback: 400 pages
Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson; Reprint edition (May 8, 2018)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1780224915
ISBN-13: 978-1780224916
Product Dimensions: 5.1 x 1 x 7.9 inches
Amazon Rank: 380100
Format: PDF ePub fb2 djvu ebook

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This was a book that started good and then just got better and better. Basically it deals with the various ways in which soldiers in the First World War connected with nature. Its strength is that it is based around actual quotes (hundreds!) from the...

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ance, was probably the single most popular hobby among officers. Soldiers went fishing in flooded shell holes, shot hares in no-man's land for the pot, and planted gardens in their trenches and billets. Nature was also sometimes a curse - rats, spiders and lice abounded, and disease could be biblical.But above all, nature healed, and, despite the bullets and blood, it inspired men to endure. Where Poppies Blow is the unique story of how nature gave the British soldiers of the Great War a reason to fight, and the will to go on.