The Inheritance of Solomon Farthing
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The Inheritance of Solomon Farthing

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The Inheritance of Solomon Farthing

4.4
(53 Reviews)
A large complex novel with two strands - one a present day hunt for the heirs of an old soldier who has died without a will in an Edinburgh nursing home, and two the taxing tale of a group of WW1 soldiers in the trenches of France.

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The Inheritance of Solomon Farthing by Mary Paulson-Ellis

A modern day search for relatives reveals secrets that have been kept through the ages.The futility of sending boys and men to war, in times I can only imagine through novels such as these, is both heartbreaking and unfathomable. I loved following Solomon in his in investigations and finding out the stories of the men during and after the Great War, even though they were sometimes sad.He really is a character I felt for but the story of his grandfather Godfrey is where the true tragedy An excellent WWI juxtaposition with modern day Edinburgh. Requiem (Delirium Trilogy 3) While Solomon is running about seeking answers, other chapters explore the experiences of a small group of British soldiers on the cusp of the November 1918 armistice.An old soldier dies alone in his Edinburgh nursing home.

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The Inheritance of Solomon Farthing: Amazon.co.uk: Paulson

We see items and lives that link down the ages.One or two things niggled me like the referring of The National Archives as the National Archive and why he would drive all the way down to London for things he could find on the internet at any library. Latein für Romanist*innen Paulson-Ellis writes eloquently of men and boys in war, their lives and families through the years, mental health, losses, grief, love in all its forms, of secrets and silence, the ever present ghosts, the differing debts of Solomon and Godfrey, and a haunted past resurrected in the present.Mary Poulson-Ellis now deftly interweaves the wartime background of the deceased and his family with the present day and, indeed, the family history of Solomon himself. Digital denken statt Umsatz verschenken The descriptions of life in the trenches during WW1 are so well written, the desperate circumstances that the men found themselves in, the things th Solomon Farthing is an heir hunter, searching for the relatives of an elderly man who died with a small fortune on him.Solomon Farthing heir hunter, the lead in bridging the past with the present on the hunt for the heir of a dead man with money stitched into his funeral suit. Postmortem No known relatives, and no Will to enact.An old soldier dies alone in his Edinburgh nursing home.

The Inheritance of Solomon Farthing: Amazon.co.uk: Paulson

The Inheritance of Solomon Farthing is a superb story, very cleverly told.Of course disregarding an order meant death by firing squad. No known relatives, and no Will to enact. While the plot is compelling, it is very easy to get lost in the fog of characters and twists in the story.