Extended Audio Sample

Download The Soldier's Return Audiobook (Unabridged)

Extended Audio Sample The Soldiers Return (Unabridged), by Melvyn Bragg
3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (176 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Melvyn Bragg Narrator: Mark McGann Publisher: AudioGO Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
Coming Soon! We're adding audiobooks daily and hope to make this one available for download very soon. Submit your vote below to let us know you really crave this title!
Vote this up! This audiobook has 0 votes

In the spring of 1946, ex-corporal Samuel Richardson returns home from Burma to Wigton in Cumbria, to the relief of his young wife, Ellen. He finds a town in which little has changed. Sam, however, has changed: the war has left him with traumatic memories. And there's 6-year-old Joe, a baby when Sam volunteered, who can scarcely remember his father. As all three strive to adjust, the bonds of love and loyalty become stretched to breaking point. Download and start listening now!

BK_BBCW_000235

Listener Opinions

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Alison | 11/15/2013

    " This wasn't at all what I was expecting. Knowing Melvyn Bragg's radio programme In Our Time I was expecting a very intellectual, heavy, literary work. In fact it was a very readable, human story. Not particularly memorable maybe but quite enjoyable. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 by Jodi Blyde | 9/14/2013

    " I wanted to love this story. I really did. But it lacked plot and substance, and dragged on. I battled my way through 12 chapters before giving up. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Sam | 3/24/2013

    " One of the most moving books I've ever read. Absolutely astonishing in its portrayal of a post-war family dealing with the aftermath of separation and war. Wonderful. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Liz Bascal | 12/24/2012

    " Poignant and thought provoking "

  • > Show All
Write a Review
What is FlexPass?
  • Your first audiobook is just $5.95
  • Over 90% are at or below $12.95
  • "LOVE IT" guarantee
  • No time limits or expirations