To Serve Them All My Days

To Serve Them All My Days

Book - 1995
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Miner's son David Powlett-Jones returns from the carnage of the Western Front in 1918, shell-shocked and bitterly hardened by the violence of war. He begins life again as a master at a remote Devon school, controlling the destiny of boys barely his junior.

As the years pass David becomes a teacher of rare talent, begins to find peace, and is able to adjust to the changes which are overwhelming society. But soon he will have to face up to the prospect of another terrible war.

Publisher: London, England :, Hodder & Stoughton,, 1995.
Edition: Coronet paperback edition
Copyright Date: ©1972
ISBN: 9780340258200
Characteristics: 662 pages ;,18 cm.


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Apr 25, 2017

Great book about a shell shock honorably discharged self-doubting soldier on he have what it takes as a teacher in an all boys school.
Novel runs through twenty years as he painfully rose up the ranks & get into several relationships.

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