The Poppy Field
Author : Deborah Carr
Publisher : HarperCollins UK
Release :2018-10-12
Total pages :400
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9780008301002
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Poppy Field
Author : Michael Morpurgo
Publisher : Scholastic UK
Release :2018-10-04
Total pages :80
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781407188805
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A new wartime classic from two legends of children's literature! Michael Morpurgo and Michael Foreman have teamed up with the British Legion to tell a new story inspired by the history of the poppy. When John McCrae wrote his famous poem "In Flanders Field" among the trenches of war-torn Belgium, neither he nor a local village girl who saves a discarded draft of it could know what enormous power that poem would have on generations to come.

Poppy in the Field
Author : Mary Hooper
Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
Release :2015-05-07
Total pages :288
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781408829837
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When Poppy learns that the love of her life, Freddie de Vere, is to marry someone else, she knows her heart will break. Devastated, she volunteers her nursing skills overseas to take her away from the painful reminders at home. But things are about to get much worse for Poppy. The journey to the hospital in Flanders is full of horrors, and when she arrives it is to find a spiteful ward Sister and unfriendly nurses. Despite her loneliness and homesickness, the dangers of frontline warfare soon make her forget her own troubles and Poppy finds that comfort for a broken heart can be found in the most unexpected places. Brilliantly researched and inspired by real-life events, big and small, Poppy in the Field is a story about the forgotten bravery of women on the front line, told through the eyes of a young woman determined to play her part.

Field of Poppies
Author : Carmel Bird
Publisher : Transit Lounge
Release :2019-11-01
Total pages :264
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781925760453
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Keen to escape the pressures of city life, Marsali Swift and her husband William are drawn to Listowel, a glorious historic mansion in the seemingly tranquil small town of Muckleton. There is time to read, garden, decorate, play chess and befriend the locals. Yet one night Listowel is robbed, and soon after a neighbour is murdered. The violent history of the couple’s adopted Goldfields town is revealed, and plans for a new goldmine emerge. Subtle and sinister details unnerve : the novels that are studied at book club echo disappearances and colonial transgressions, a treasured copy painting painting of Monet‘s Field of Poppies recalls loves and dreams but also times of war. Atmospheric and beguiling this is a novel the seduces the reader with mysteries and beauties but also speaks of something much larger. The planet is in trouble, but is the human race up to the challenge? Are Marsali and William walking blindfold into a hostile world? ‘It celebrates the human catastrophe with grace and charm. It takes years of experience for a writer to be able to pull off this kind of sorcery.’ — Michael McGirr ‘Carmel Bird has a gift for distilling the essence of her characters and locations and bringing them together in wonderfully unexpected ways. Her distinctive voice and lightness of touch shine in this penetrating and evocative novel.’ — Michael Sala

Fields' Guide to Pharaohs
Author : Julie Mulhern
Publisher : J & M Press
Release :2020-04-06
Total pages :238
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN :
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Poppy Fields, Hollywood IT girl and super-secret spy, travels to Egypt looking for answers. But amidst assassination attempts, money launderers, and missing treasure, answers are hard to come by. Poppy must trust new allies, forgive old wrongs, and find a forgotten pharaoh or the next tomb she enters may be her own. “How can life or death be so much fun?” ~ Goodreads reviewer

A Field of Poppies
Author : Sharon Sala
Publisher : Rosetta Books
Release :2014-01-14
Total pages :365
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9780795337765
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A murder reveals a secret that throws two families into chaos in this riveting thriller from the New York Times–bestselling author of A Thousand Lies. First the hospital calls to tell Poppy Sadler that her mother’s battle with cancer is finally over. Then the police appear on her doorstep, informing her that her father’s murdered body has just been pulled from the river. In five minutes, both of Poppy’s parents are dead and her whole world spins out of control . . . Across the river, Justin Caulfield has a crisis of his own. A deadly disease is stealing his daughter’s life and not even his vast fortune can save her. Then a person he’s always trusted names a price he never knew he owed. Betrayed and running out of time, Justin learns that twenty years of lies may have just cost him his soul . . . A gripping story of long-buried sins and secrets, A Field of Poppies reveals a new dimension to New York Times–bestselling author Sharon Sala’s considerable talents. “Sala’s characters are well realized and vivid.” —Publishers Weekly “A memorable and nostalgic story of deceit and lies surrounding a young woman.” —Fresh Fiction

The House of the Scorpion
Author : Nancy Farmer
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release :2013-08-01
Total pages :400
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781471120381
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Matt is six years old when he discovers that he is different from other children and other people. To most, Matt isn't considered a boy at all, but a beast, dirty and disgusting. But to El Patron, lord of a country called Opium, Matt is the guarantee of eternal life. El Patron loves Matt as he loves himself - for Matt is himself. They share the exact same DNA. As Matt struggles to understand his existence and what that existence truly means, he is threatened by a host of sinister and manipulating characters, from El Patron's power-hungry family to the brain-deadened eejits and mindless slaves that toil Opium's poppy fields. Surrounded by a dangerous army of bodyguards, escape is the only chance Matt has to survive. But even escape is no guarantee of freedom… because Matt is marked by his difference in ways that he doesn't even suspect.

Sea Of Poppies (PB)
Author : Amitav Ghosh
Publisher : Penguin Books India
Release :2009-06
Total pages :428
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9780143066156
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Sea of Poppies is a stunningly vibrant and intensely human work that confirms Amitav Ghosh's reputation as a master storyteller. At the heart of this epic saga is a vast ship, the Ibis. Its destiny is a tumultuous voyage across the Indian Ocean to the Mauritius Islands. As to the people on board, they are a motley array of sailors and stowaways, coolies and convicts. In a time of colonial upheaval in the mid-nineteenth century, fate has thrown together a truly diverse cast of Indians and Westerners, from a bankrupt Raja to a widowed village-woman, from a mulatto American freedman to a free-spirited European orphan. As they sail down the Hooghly and into the sea, their old family ties are washed away, and they view themselves as jahaj-bhais, or ship-brothers, who will build whole new lives for themselves in the remote islands where they are being taken. It is the beginning of an unlikely dynasty.

The Poppy Lady
Author : Barbara E. Walsh
Publisher : Astra Publishing House
Release :2020-09-08
Total pages :40
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781635924367
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When American soldiers entered World War I, Moina Belle Michael, a schoolteacher from Georgia, knew she had to act. Some of the soldiers were her students and friends. Almost single-handedly, Moina worked to establish the red poppy as the symbol to honor and remember soldiers. And she devoted the rest of her life to making sure the symbol would last forever. Thanks to her hard work, that symbol remains strong today. Author Barbara Elizabeth Walsh and artist Layne Johnson worked with experts, primary documents, and Moina's great-nieces to better understand Moina's determination to honor the war veterans. A portion of the book's proceeds will support the National Military Family Association's Operation Purple®, which benefits children of the U.S. military.

Poppy
Author : Mary Hooper
Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
Release :2014-05-08
Total pages :288
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781408829820
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Poppy is young, beautiful and clever – and working as a parlourmaid in the de Vere family's country house. Society, it seems, has already carved out her destiny. But Poppy's life is about to be thrown dramatically off course. The first reason is love – with someone forbidden, who could never, ever marry a girl like her. The second reason is war. As the lists of the dead and wounded grow longer, Poppy must do whatever she can to help the injured soldiers, knowing all the while that her own soldier may never return home . . .