Notes from the Lost

Notes from the Lost

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In October 1943, when prisoners of war Alfie and Frank escape from a train taking them to Germany, their lives depend on the family of shepherds who shelter them. In constant jeopardy, the young men wait out the winter in the Italian mountains.In 2000, Ros Goudy inherits her music teacher’s home in Exeter and there she finds letters that reveal the soldiers’ fate. Only one made it back, but it wasn’t to a warm welcome and happy ever after. What had happened that turned heads and hearts against him? The trail she follows begins with an charming comic song composed before the war. What she discovers is that everyone, including herself, has something to hide.

Title:Notes from the Lost
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    Notes from the Lost Reviews

  • Sandy  McKenna

    A fantastic surprise. Gosh, to think that I almost abandoned this book; well I'm so pleased that I didn't, as it is a brilliant read. My favourite genre, a dual timeline set in Italy during World War ...

  • Richard Buxton

    Alfie is a British soldier looking to escape from a prison train rolling north in the Italian mountains during 1943. Ros is an undiscovered clarinetist busking in London in the year 2000. Their two li...

  • Su Bristow

    This is a poignant and insightful look at the kindness of strangers. Escaped prisoners of war Alfie and Frank are sheltered by Italian villagers, and their experiences there will shape the rest of the...

  • Loretta

    If you've read any of my reviews, you'll know that first person present is my least favourite style. However, sometimes I come across one that is worth sticking with - and this is one of those stories...

  • Anne

    There are sometimes books that take a while to get into their stride… you know, the ones where you wonder if it’s going to be the book for you, whether the story telling will begin to work its mag...

  • Elizabeth Ducie

    Alfie and Frank escape from a 1940s PoW train and begin a journey through the mountains of Italy that will have far-reaching results for them and for their loved ones. Fast forward to the early twenty...

  • Laura K-w

    I absolutely adored this book, I fell immediately in love with Alfie and was captivated by his storyline as an escaped POW during the Second World War. I was fully transported to the mountain-tops and...

  • Julia Bell

    I enjoyed this story very much. I loved the way the chapters were split into the harrowing experiences of Alfie and Frank during the war and then Ros in the present day. Slowly their lives come togeth...

  • Jeanie

    TOTALLY SUPERLICIOUS First time reading this author and it was outstanding to be whisked to another world and time Frank Alfie what they had to do the kindness showed to them dottie and her secrets a ...

  • Michael OKeane

    Loved this book. I am a big fan of double tim timeline books particularly featuring WW2. This one did not disappoint with many twists and turns throughout. Highly recommended....