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  1. says:

    If a comparison need be made I would consider Mr Edric playing in the same realm as JG BallardPeacetime darkens into a drama of extremity and isolation It's 1946 and the aftermath of the global conflict weighs heavy James Mercer a former captain in the Engineers is demolishing obsolete gun emplacements on the Fenland coast An outsider to the tight knit Fen community We follow his progress as he tries to befriend some of

  2. says:

    From very early on in my reading of this book I felt a darkness hanging over the story and it felt almost like I was holding my breath waiting for the something bad to happen Set in 1946 in an isolated community

  3. says:

    An ultimately gripping story that takes just a little too long that lingers than is necessary on what seem to be contrived conversati

  4. says:

    Peacetime by Robert Edric is set on the Fenland coast in the summer of 1946 James Mercer a former Royal Engineers officer is employed supervi

  5. says:

    Another evocative psychological drama from Edric His style is constantly unsettling adding to the intrigue The story is simple; a man Mercer comes to a closed community to lead a team of workers dismantling the n

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    NO

  7. says:

    Ugh If condensed into a short story it would have been ok but it was 352 pages of repetitive drivel on post WWII Britain

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By a community in the aftermath of conflict in which peacetime is hardly any different to wartim. NO

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Peacetime

A powerful atmospheric novel set in 1946 at the Wash on the Fenland coast from the author of The. From very early on in my reading of this book I felt a darkness hanging over the story and it felt almost like I was holding my breath waiting for the something bad to happen Set in 1946 in an isolated community on the Fenland Coast of England James Mercer a demobilized soldier has been hired to oversee the demobilization of gun platforms which were part of England s defence system which were never really used It is a thinly veiled secret that the homes most of the local people are living in will eventually be razed All of this leaves Mercer somewhat isolated from most of the community but he does develop some friendships He befriends a 15 year old girl and her mother who are waiting for their fatherhusband to be released from military prison He also befriends Mathias a German prisoner of war who would prefer not to return to Germany but faces little choice and Jacob a Jewish concentration camp survivor who is a skilled artisan but in extremely poor healthI suspect it would be too much to expect that once the war ended people would be able to let go of their feelings of hatred towards their erstwhile enemies We have a wonderful example in this novel of Matthias and Jacob caring for each other and getting past their own terrible personal experiences and losses and yet for Mercer there is little he can do to ward off the impending cataclysmI found this book to be extremely well written despite the darkness of the times and situation It left me wondering if things were different in larger cities post war and also whether we as society have learned anything about forgiveness loyalty and love for our fellow man Wild Man Creek (Virgin River, really used It is a thinly veiled secret that the homes most of the local people are living in will eventually be Homewrecker released from military prison He also befriends Mathias a German prisoner of war who would prefer not to Make your own model forts & castles return to Germany but faces little choice and Jacob a Jewish concentration camp survivor who is a skilled artisan but in extremely poor healthI suspect it would be too much to expect that once the war ended people would be able to let go of their feelings of hatred towards their erstwhile enemies We have a wonderful example in this novel of Matthias and Jacob caring for each other and getting past their own terrible personal experiences and losses and yet for Mercer there is little he can do to ward off the impending cataclysmI found this book to be extremely well written despite the darkness of the times and situation It left me wondering if things were different in larger cities post war and also whether we as society have learned anything about forgiveness loyalty and love for our fellow man

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Book of the Heathen and The Glassmaker He captures the sense of portent and uncertainty shared. An ultimately gripping story that takes just a little too long that lingers than is necessary on what seem to be contrived conversations in which characters reveal a backstory that isn t ultimately strictly relevant to the plot or if it is would be better shown than told As an old WW2 airfield is dismantled as lives adjust to the end of war and as bitter truths are faced the peacetime world is revealed to have the same problems prejudices and poverty of prospects as what went before nothing changes just as everything changes It s an important theme and a good tale not awfully well told The Coquette and the Boarding School reveal a backstory that isn t ultimately strictly Imagimorphia relevant to the plot or if it is would be better shown than told As an old WW2 airfield is dismantled as lives adjust to the end of war and as bitter truths are faced the peacetime world is The Book of Beginnings revealed to have the same problems prejudices and poverty of prospects as what went before nothing changes just as everything changes It s an important theme and a good tale not awfully well told