Days Without End

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9780571340224

By Sebastian Barry

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After signing up for the US army in the 1850s, aged barely seventeen, Thomas McNulty and his brother-in-arms, John Cole, fight in the Indian Wars and the Civil War. Having fled terrible hardships, their days are now vivid and filled with wonder, despite the horrors they both see and are complicit in. Then a young Indian girl crosses their path…

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15 Jul 2018

Christina58

Read with Gloucester Book Club. A beautiful and powerfully written tale from Sebastian Barry set in the US American Indian and Civil Wars. Barry’s ability to transport the reader onto the field of battle is phenomenal. I felt like I was there, and at times it is brutal. This, contrasted with the gentle domestic life of Tom, John and Winona was just brilliantly executed. I loved it.

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