Despite receiving a white feather for cowardice Vincent becomes a very influential author and marries Edith after Duchemin kills himself. They are the subject of gossip and scandal which also, erroneously, involves Christopher, who is wounded and shell-shocked in a French hospital. Sylvia entertains yet another admirer, her husband's banker Brownlie but defends Christopher against his malicious gossip. Christopher returns home but Sylvia's erstwhile German sympathies and past indiscretions, plus the effect of Brownlie's invidious actions as he refuses to accept Christopher's cheques, does not make them the most popular of society couples. Nevertheless they attend a soirée at the MacMasters, where Christopher re-encounters Valentine, now working as a teacher. Aware that he is also supposed to have taken Valentine as a mistress Christopher decides that he may as well put it to the test and visits her but they are thwarted when Edward, her brother, returns home on leave from the Navy. As...
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You can't possibly conceive the quantity of explosives the armies throw at each other for each man killed. Shells make a continuous noise, sometimes like an enormous machine breaking apart. Other times, they come whistling towards you in a thoughtful sort of way, then go crumbling, screw cap flies off, hurtling through the air, screaming. This one kind of shell, which comes with a crescendo, like an express train, only faster. Another kind which makes a noise like, tearing calico louder and ...
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