1985 First Edition: Conquering Heroes, by Elizabeth Phillips


Conquering Heroes is a novel written by Elizabeth Phillips and published in 1985. The story revolves around a group of soldiers who return home after fighting in the Falklands War. The book explores the challenges they face as they try to reintegrate into civilian life, and the impact of their experiences on their relationships and mental health. The novel also delves into the political and social climate of the time, as well as the attitudes towards the war and those who fought in it.

Phillips’ writing is praised for its vivid descriptions and realistic portrayal of the characters’ emotions and struggles. The book is a poignant and thought-provoking exploration of the aftermath of war, and the toll it takes on those who serve.

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Conquering Heroes, by Elizabeth Phillips, the Bodley Head, London, 1985
Stated First Edition.

New. Minimal wear, just a tiny chip at top front corner of dust jacket. Otherwise impeccable.

Weight .33 kg
Dimensions 23 × 14 × 2 cm




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