Private Peaceful

  • by Michael Morpurgo
  • Narrated by Jamie Glover
  • 4 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Told in the voice of a young soldier, the story follows 24 hours in his life at the front during World War I, and captures his memories as he looks back over his life.
Full of stunningly researched detail and engrossing atmosphere, the book leads to a dramatic and moving conclusion. Both a love story and a deeply moving account of the horrors of the First World War, this audiobook will reach everyone from 9 to 90.

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Very thought-provoking

A very somber and thought-provoking story. Draining at times too as it contains a lot of sadness, unfairness and death with hardly any moments of joy or hope to lift the spirits occasionally. Mr Morpurgo has pitched this perfectly with year 6/7 children in mind - it has a clear message and uncluttered writing style with plenty of interesting themes for discussion. Well narrated by Jamie Glover.
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- Shiraz

private peacful

BEST book ever
Loved this book and will always be my favorite book ever
now!!!!?!!!
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- it is the best game in the world ever seen

Book Details

  • Release Date: 10-06-2005
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited