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Private Peaceful

Narrated by: Jamie Glover
Length: 4 hrs and 21 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (9 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Told in the voice of a young soldier, the story follows 24 hours in his life at the front during World War I, and captures his memories as he looks back over his life.

Full of stunningly researched detail and engrossing atmosphere, the book leads to a dramatic and moving conclusion. Both a love story and a deeply moving account of the horrors of the First World War, this audiobook will reach everyone from 9 to 90.

©2003 HarperCollins UK; 2003 Michael Morpurgo

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Why I think this is good

Well it helped me in school for homework thank U for making this a audio book

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  • 08-04-2018

Third time reading - kills “me” everytime’

This may have been a book written for children but it SO powerful. In my top ten all time books. How many times do you need to ask - eas that right or wrong? So much debatable injustice. This book, in my opinion, is quite simply a work of art.

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  • Jonalyn Irvine
  • 27-11-2016

Love tue book

Great book one of my favorites. A must read! 10/10 ABSOLUTLY LOVE THIS BOOK !!!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 07-04-2019

really good.

if your looking for a war book with lots of detail and that's easy to understand then this is the book, I am 13 and never liked reading until I found this book and decided to give it ago! one of my favourite authors I do recommend.

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  • 16-09-2018

Brilliant book

A really good book, you get a sense of being there and understand how people were treated.

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  • 11-09-2018

beautifully written and hauntingly sad

a sensitive and thoughtful imagining of one family before and during the war. despite the tears when listening I could stop.

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  • Barry&Vic Cusack
  • 29-04-2018

Poignant reminder.

Great introduction to the realities of war for 8+ children. I would highly recommend this audiobook.

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  • Miss Imogen Hargaden
  • 12-03-2018

stunning butiful and truly amazing

all amazing moving and the best thing I've ever heard I love all of it

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  • 22-02-2018

great from Michael morpurgo

very well spoken and I loved the way every chapter had a sound affect to it

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  • christine gould
  • 13-10-2015

Very beautiful but soo sad a book.

loved it. My grandaughters book for homework. She found it too sad and bloody to read. can't really blame her , made her Nanny cry as well ....

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  • dawnindia
  • 22-03-2015

So cool!

So cool!
it was so amazing! you feel like you're really there, watching the characters, feeling what they are feeling.

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  • 28-01-2016

private peacful

BEST book ever
Loved this book and will always be my favorite book ever
now!!!!?!!!

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  • Stephanie H
  • 18-01-2018

Beautiful story where you grow with the characters

Fantastic narration and very localised. Feeling like you grow up with Tommy. Suspense til the very last moment. Beautiful story and well-deserved.

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