The Ashgrove

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Eight ash trees were planted in 1921 as a memorial to those men from the village of Charlton Ambrose who were killed in World War One. Now the Ashgrove is under threat from developers, and the village is torn between the need for more housing and the...

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Title:The Ashgrove
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780954038335
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  • Sue

    Originally published as The Ashgrove, The Lost Soldier has been re-published to coincide with the ongoing commemoration of the 100th anniversary of WWI. One part of the story is told through flashback...

  • Bev Walkling

    This is the third novel I have read by Diney Costeloe that is set in a time of war. Originally published under the title The Ashgrove, this book is set partly in the present day and partly during the ...

  • Erin

    Find this and other reviews at: http://flashlightcommentary.blogspot....Originally published as The Ashgrove, Diney Costeloe’s The Lost Soldier begins in 2001, during a public meeting over a housing...

  • Dannielle Potts

    Quite Possibly, My New Favourite Book!Couldn't Put This Down! I Have A Diney Costeloe Book On My TBR Pile But It Never Grabs My Attention. Picked This Up From The Library & Purely Based On The Cover, ...

  • Hayley Noble

    It has been a long time since I picked up a book set in the war time era, but it is by far one of my favorite genres to read about. However, I have read very few about WW1, and this book was beautiful...

  • Jeanne

    I have definitely found a hidden gem in this author! I loved this story -- it was in the flashback format, but in this book it really worked well and the author made it very easy to distinguish betwee...

  • Julia

    The Lost Soldier by Diney Costeloe is a marvellous contemporary and historical novel being set in both the first world war and 2001. It is a remarkable novel as facts are woven into fiction. It is the...

  • Faouzia

    I would like to thank NetGalley, the publisher and author for a copy of this amazing book.It is more like 4.5 stars.The story starts in 1924 when 9 ash trees where planted in Charlton Ambrose as a mem...

  • Sophie (Blogger)

    The Lost Soldier is told in two different time periods, one being when World War One was happening and the other being years later. During World War One, many men were lost during the battle and many ...

  • Spencer Broadley

    With good luck, I managed to win a copy through goodreads.com - I don't do a plot synopsis as this easily available.I found the book very much a tale of conflict, and also a reminder of those that fel...