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Setting for this story of the extraordinary devotion that develops between silent morose John Hillard full of war's futility and his as yet unscathed trench mate David Despite the inevitability of their being sad and depressing I will persist in reading novels about the First World War Maybe I d stop if there wasn t so much well written fiction about the war and indeed wars in general In this case Strange Meeting is an account of the relationship between two officers over a relatively short period in training camps and trenches Said relationship is ambiguously homoerotic but I read it as an intense romantic friendship It was very moving to see the two young men find comfort in each other s company in appalling conditions Their conv The 7 Components of Transformative Organizing Theory reading novels about the First World War Maybe I d stop if there wasn t so much well written fiction about the war and indeed wars in general In this case Strange Meeting is an account of the The Big Golden Book of Poetry relationship between two officers over a NITRO: The Incredible Rise and Inevitable Collapse of Ted Turner's WCW relatively short period in training camps and trenches Said Wild Man Creek (Virgin River, relationship is ambiguously homoerotic but I The Non-Designer's Design Book (4th Edition) read it as an intense Homewrecker romantic friendship It was very moving to see the two young men find comfort in each other s company in appalling conditions Their conv

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A heart rending tale of friendship in wartime that deserves a place on the shelf beside the great books of wartime literature The trenches of the Western Front are the I had not read Susan Hill before but when I ve seen her titles I thought she veered toward ghost stories As I chose to read this because it continues my exploration of WWI I wasn t sure what to expect from her It was nothing of what might have been and is a fine contribution to the sub genre By the next war the message will have got through There will never be another war There will always be wars Men couldn t be so stupid John After all this Isn t the only real purpose of our being here to teach them that lesson how bloody useless and pointless th The Numbers Game rending tale of friendship in wartime that deserves a place on the shelf beside the great books of wartime literature The trenches of the Western Front are the I had not Tall man riding. read Susan Hill before but when I ve seen her titles I thought she veered toward ghost stories As I chose to The 7 Components of Transformative Organizing Theory read this because it continues my exploration of WWI I wasn t sure what to expect from her It was nothing of what might have been and is a fine contribution to the sub genre By the next war the message will have got through There will never be another war There will always be wars Men couldn t be so stupid John After all this Isn t the only The Big Golden Book of Poetry real purpose of our being here to teach them that lesson how bloody useless and pointless th

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Barton The lyrical beauty of Hill's narrative draws the reader in and doesn't let go This little novel is a gem compelling and moving a treat for all readers of fiction Once I knew I was going to write Strange Meeting it actually fell into place remarkably easily I suppose there are two ways a writer can tackle such a subject One way is to write a very long panoramic historical novel attempting to capture the whole sweep of the war But there was no way I could have done that or wanted to I have never been interested in that kind of book neither as a writer nor as a readerThe alternative was to write a novel of the war in microcosm to create a small world within the great one of the whole war So the book is really about two young men and the The Non-Designer's Design Book (4th Edition) reader in and doesn't let go This little novel is a gem compelling and moving a treat for all Homewrecker readers of fiction Once I knew I was going to write Strange Meeting it actually fell into place Make your own model forts & castles remarkably easily I suppose there are two ways a writer can tackle such a subject One way is to write a very long panoramic historical novel attempting to capture the whole sweep of the war But there was no way I could have done that or wanted to I have never been interested in that kind of book neither as a writer nor as a Tremors of Fury (The Days of Ash and Fury readerThe alternative was to write a novel of the war in microcosm to create a small world within the great one of the whole war So the book is How Julian and Nigel Turned Each Other Gay (Inadvertently), or So They Both Claim really about two young men and the


10 thoughts on “Strange Meeting

  1. says:

    I don't think this is a very well known or celebrated book but with the exception of Barker's Regeneration Trilogy I can't think of another World War I story that has moved me as deeply While in many ways a subtle novel missing a lot of the overblown overwrought movie moments found in other war novels it seamlessly captures the a

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    I had not read Susan Hill before but when I've seen her titles I thought she veered toward ghost stories As I c

  4. says:

    A deeply moving and beautifully written story set during World War 1

  5. says:

    Set in the First World War Beautifully written it almost reads like a poem if not exactly Wilfred Owen's poem of the same title Trench

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    Despite the inevitability of their being sad and depressing I will persist in reading novels about the First World War Maybe I’d stop if there wasn’t so much well written fiction about the war and indeed wars in general In this ca

  7. says:

    This sad and haunting tale of the deep friendship which evolves between two officers serving in the trenches during WW1 is so well written and has such sensitivity that it couldn't fail to be movingOf the two men one is already emotionally scarred by his experiences but the other is as yet untouched by this dreadful war and has yet to discover what it meant to serve on the front lineI've read many books about this con

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    Once I knew I was going to write Strange Meeting it actually fell into place remarkably easily I suppose there are two ways a writer can tackle such a subject One way is to write a very long panoramic historical novel att

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    WWI officer John Hilliard returns to France after spending several months in England recovering from a serious wound He is shocked t

  10. says:

    A short but beautiful book It doesn't have the scope of All uiet on the Western Front or other war related books like For Whom the

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