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Out of the Dark (Quick Reads)

Adele Geras

Reading level: Level 1, Entry 3

Rob Stone returns from WWI with a ruined face and a broken heart.

Unable to forget the things he has seen, and haunted by the ghost of his dead Captain, Rob sets out to find the Captain’s family, hoping the picture will bring peace to the ghost – and to his own troubled heart.

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Reader Reviews

This book is absolutely magnification, brilliant and luminously.
Rob Stone comes back from the horrors of the First World War with a ruined face and a broken heart. Lonely, unable to forget the things he has seen, and haunted by the ghost of his dead Captain, all that Rob has left is a picture of the Captain’s family. Rob sets out to find them, hoping that by bringing them the picture, he can bring peace to the Captain’s ghost – and to his own troubled heart.

31 May 2021

great book to read based on the horrors of the first world war

17 January 2018

Fantastic book!

14 August 2015