Jeg leste denne boken for snart ti år siden, deretter oppfølgeren A Flower that is Free. Så oppdaget jeg nå at den er utgitt på nytt på e-bok, og at det kommer en tredje bok om ikke så altfor lenge - hurra, hurra!!
Fra (formodentlig, siden jeg fant den på GoodReads) baksideteksten:
This novel moves from London and the fields of Kent to Paris, Vienna and the Western Front, tracing the lives of three very different women. The dreams and aspirations of Dorothea, Dulcie and Primmy are played out against the background of World War I.
"All I do know is that now I am at home, in England, I see that we must fight, and what we are fighting for. And yet I can't bear to think of him as the enemy - to think that other people that I love and trust are going to want to kill him. Am I supposed suddenly to hate him after - " She broke off, unable to continue.
"I know. I know". Ralph rose and went to the windor, drawing the curtain a little. The gentle eventing light filtered in. " I think, Thea," he said slowly, looking out over the garden, "I think that we, you and I, must see the war itself as the enemy.
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