Silent Parts

John Charalambous

Every family has its secrets and its lies. The Lamberts have Uncle Harry, who fought in the First World War but never came home from France. Each Lambert relative now clings to a different story: Harry died a hero's death on the battlefield. Harry married a sweet French girl. Harry drowned in the mud at Gallipoli. Harry was a coward who ran from the enemy. This work of fiction is the story of Harry and is great niece Julie. In her time, Julie struggles to shift fact from fiction, and finds how easy it is to rewrite the past. Paperback, 309 pages.