The million copy internationally bestselling novel of one family and the devastating effects of the First World War. ‘Loved the book…a very moving and powerful read which had me in tears more than once. An easy 5 stars.’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars
‘Sarah Harrison shows herself to be more than equal to the complexities of her plot, handling its developments with impeccable timing’ The Times
Thea Tennant, eldest daughter of a wealthy industrialist father and beautiful aristocratic mother, yearns to do more than follow the traditional path laid out for her. When her beautiful but flighty sister Dulcie brings trouble to the family, both Thea and Dulcie are sent to relatives in Austria. But with the onset of War, their lives change beyond recognition.
It isn’t just the Tennants whose lives have changed: for their parlourmaid, Primmy, the War brings opportunities she is determined to take.
From the Kent countryside to the suffragette movement in London and the horrors of the Western Front, THE FLOWERS OF THE FIELD is an epic novel of the dreams and aspirations of a generation who found a voice above history’s most horrifying conflict. Readers love this dramatic and emotional wartime epic:
‘for curling up on the sofa and getting totally and utterly lost in.’ Amazon reviewer
‘absorbing and gripping’ Amazon reviewer
‘Unbelievably good book’ Amazon reviewer
‘A work of extraordinary fictional daring…assured…always convinces’ Weekend Telegraph