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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (16 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Susanna De Vries Narrator: Shane Nagle Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: July 2009 ISBN:
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As a young soldier in the battlefields of Gallipolia, Sydney Loch witnessed the horror of war first-hand. On his return to Australia he detailed what he saw in his book The Straits Impregnable. Hoping to avoid military censorship his publishers dubbed Sydney's book a novel. But as the war ground on and the numbers of casualties grew the publisher inserted a note saying the story was factual. The book, which had enjoyed huge literary acclaim, was immediately withdrawn from sale by the censors.

Sydney Loch's experiences in the war shaped his life afterwards. With his wife, Joice, he went on to work in refugee camps in Poland and Palestine and his many subsequent book set in war-torn countries reflected his humanitarian beliefs.

In To Hell and Back historians Susanna and Jake de Vries have recovered and edited Sydney's book for a new generation of readers and listeners and have written a biography of his remarkable life. Download and start listening now!


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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Martin | 1/9/2010

    " Listened to the audio book. The prose echoed Charles Dickens, and the horrors are hard to imagine, and well described. The author was a hero after the war working to help the victims of war. A must read (listen) as we near the 100th anniversary of WW I "

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