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by John Masters
Look up, and swear by the green of the spring that you’ll never forget. Siegfried Sassoon (March 1919).
Look up, and swear by the green of the spring that you’ll never forget. John Merritt sat back in the first-class compartment, watching the familiar countryside slide by, now clear and green in the winter sun, now hidden by drifting puffs of brilliant white lambswool steam from the engine up ahea. amiliar, in that he could recognise the places – there was the spire of Whitmore church pointing heavenward out of bare trees to the south; there.
But finally, one by one, the guns fall silen. y the Green of the Spring relives the last terrible months of the Great War . y the Green of the Spring relives the last terrible months of the Great War and the uneasy, exhausted peace which followed it. From the North-West Frontier to the war in France and the civil war in Ireland, John Masters follows the fortunes of four Kent families Â the Cates, the Rownlands, the Strattons and the Gorses Â through the cataclysm that ended the golden Edwardian dream for ever. By the Green of the Spring, first published in 1981, is the third, self-contained volume.
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Details (if other): Cancel. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Masters was the son of a lieutenant-colonel whose family had a long tradition of service in the Indian Army. He was educated at Wellington and Sandhurst. On graduating from Sandhurst in 1933, he was seconded to the Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry (DCLI) for a year before applying to serve with the 4th Prince of Wales's Own Gurkha Rifles.
BY THE GREEN OF SPRING is the third and final volume in John Masters' trilogy Loss of Eden. One could imagine that the book all end with the cease fire
BY THE GREEN OF SPRING is the third and final volume in John Masters' trilogy Loss of Eden. The trilogy, starting with NOW GOD BE THANKED, depicts the impact of WW I on British life. HEART OF WAR carries the saga into the conflict's desperate middle years. BY THE GREEN OF SPRING brings the war to its close and casts the survivors (half the war-time generation was killed) on the barren shores of peace. An impressive, large-scale work. One could imagine that the book all end with the cease fire. On the contrary, the author described the after war period and how the British population started to rebuild their lives entwined with the destiny of the main characters.
His first novel Looking for Alaska was mostly 34 by his experience at a boarding school
His first novel Looking for Alaska was mostly 34 by his experience at a boarding school. This book made the Top 10 Best Book for Young Adults and undoubtedly 35 it. The novel is flawlessly written, moving and stimulating. All the characters are real and can create connections with their audience. They no longer seem to behave like fictional characters, but rather real people that have similar problems and ideas as young adults nowadays.
John Masters has that rare ability to bring the characters in the book to life. An enthralling novel about the changes brought about in the period of the First World war and its horrors and the effect on everyones lives thereafter. I found it difficult to put the book down once I had started. 3 people found this helpful.
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John Masters - Loss of Eden Trilogy. com User, August 21, 2009
John Masters - Loss of Eden Trilogy. com User, August 21, 2009. Great trilogy set in England world war one.
1918 dawns desolate over the fields of Flanders. Decimated by the worst war the world has ever seen, neither British nor German troops can break the deadlock of the trenches. After four years of murderous stalemate, peace seems buried for ever. By the Green of the Spring relives the last terrible months of the Great War and the uneasy, exhausted peace which followed it.
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