CONRAD BENTLEY ENJOYS HIS RETIREMENT. By chance, he comes across a letter from WWI – a German father writes about his grief of losing a son to war – buried by his three comrades near a small French village. The letter resonates with Conrad and he commits to researching its backstory.
Months later, Conrad makes contact with the fallen soldier’s family. He falls deeper into their history and other untold stories from this era, including the fate of young Tasmanian soldiers who also fought on the Western Front.
A Soldier’s Quartet is inspired by true events, a story of perseverance and happenstance that transcends time and reaches across continents. It presents the human faces behind uniforms and battle plans, conveys love and hope set against various landscapes.
Conrad’s discovery of the letter brings the past into the present as he reflects on his own life and loss.
A Soldier’s Quartet is a phenomenal historical fiction tale inspired by true events that will excite readers from start to finish thanks to the captivating story that takes the reader on an exciting, moving, and thrilling journey back in time! A Soldier’s Quartet for me was an engrossing read that enthralled me from the very first page to the very last; I struggled to put this book down because I desperately wanted to know what was going to happen to the novel’s memorable characters and I felt this way thanks to the author’s incredible writing that compelled me to read non-stop!
Colin Baldwin is a talented and well-accomplished author, and his work is gripping as well as riveting and that is why I already have to recommend this novel to you lovely readers! However, if you need more convincing, then continue to read to learn more about the incredible A Soldier’s Quartet!
A Soldier’s Quartet is a captivating novel full of rich history and many fascinating moments. The reader in A Soldier’s Quartet will be taken back in time to WWI but before that, we meet Conrad Bentley, a retiree who happens across a letter from WWI. The letter is from a German father who shares his grief about losing his son to war. This letter awakens something in Bentley and he embarks on a journey to learn more about the fallen soldier’s family and along the way uncovers more stories from WWI and it makes for a deeply moving and captivating tale that shouldn’t be missed.
The tale of A Soldier’s Quartet is gripping, moving, and let’s not forget thrilling! This story truly did astound me with its captivating narration and compelling plotline. As well as it being an excellent and fascinating novel, it is also a unique, diverse one that stands out amongst the military history (fiction and nonfiction) genre and I have to say that I adored this because I was getting very tired of reading the same old books so thank you, Colin Baldwin, for writing a novel that is gripping!
Colin Baldwin can only be described as a talented, accomplished writer who knows what a reader wants in a great story. As I read A Soldier’s Quartet, I read every sentence slowly so that I could absorb all of the book’s information; I felt as if I was there and it made for an immersive reading experience. Colin Baldwin is an excellent writer who is well accomplished, and his work astounded me from the very beginning thanks to his storytelling.
To conclude my thoughts on the captivating novel that is A Soldier’s Quartet, I would say if you are bored with the same old books then take a chance with this gem because you will not be disappointed. It has everything you would want in a great story, and that is spine-tingling good content, dynamic, memorable characters, and a brilliant author. A Soldier’s Quartet gets five stars from me, book lovers! So be sure to have a read of the preview below, you won’t regret it!
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