My Dear, I Wanted To Tell You

By Louisa Young

Wartime

Fiction

Published by HarperCollins

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My Dear, I Wanted To Tell You

Set amid the horrors of the World War I, this is a tale of love and class divides and the psychological impact of the terrible afflictions suffered. Young charts the birth of reconstructive surgery and the effect it had on the men who received it.

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