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  1. says:

    If a comparison need be made I would consider Mr Edric playing in the same realm as JG BallardPeacetime darkens into a drama of extremity and isolation It's 1946 and the aftermath of the global conflict weighs heavy James Mercer a former captain in the Engineers is demolishing obsolete gun emplacements on the Fenland coast An outsider to th

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    From very early on in my reading of this book I felt a darkness hanging over the story and it felt almost like I was holding my breath waiting for the something bad to happen Set in 1946 in an isolated community on the Fenland Coast of England James Mercer a demobilized soldier has been hired to oversee the demobilization of gun platforms which were part of England’s defence system which were never really used It is a thinly v

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    An ultimately gripping story that takes just a little too long that lingers than is necessary on what seem to be contrived conversations in which characters reveal a backstory that isn’t ultimately strictly re

  4. says:

    Peacetime by Robert Edric is set on the Fenland coast in the summer of 1946 James Mercer a former Royal Engineers officer is employed supervising the demolition of a gun site and the laying of foundations for a Coastguard station whose construction will lead to the eventual destruction of nearby housesJames Mercer befrie

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    Another evocative psychological drama from Edric His style is constantly unsettling adding to the intrigue The story is simple; a man Mercer comes to a closed community to lead a team of workers dismantling the now disused gun platforms short

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  7. says:

    Ugh If condensed into a short story it would have been ok but it was 352 pages of repetitive drivel on post WWII Britain

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Peacetime

Book of the Heathen and The Glassmaker He captures the sense of portent and uncertainty shared. Peacetime by Robert Edric is set on the Fenland coast in the summer of 1946 James Mercer a former Royal Engineers officer is employed supervising the demolition of a gun site and the laying of foundations for a Coastguard station whose construction will lead to the eventual destruction of nearby housesJames Mercer befriends a number of characters including a Dutch Jewish concentration camp survivor a German POW hoping to stay in England and the wife and daughter of a man shortly to be released from a military prison Lynch the ex prisoner a violent bully proves to be the catalyst for a violent but inevitable conclusionThe tension in this novel builds gradually through this novel you just know there is not going to be a happy ending but I couldn t guess just how it would come about A very good read The Accidental Activist of the Heathen and The Glassmaker He captures the sense Smoke and Mirrors Short Fiction and Illusions of portent and uncertainty shared. Peacetime by Robert Edric is set Brenda has a dragon in her blood on the Fenland coast in the summer Divan Of Rudaki of 1946 James Mercer a former Royal Engineers Choice Stories for Children officer is employed supervising the demolition Öbür Divan of a gun site and the laying Summary of Homo Deus of foundations for a Coastguard station whose construction will lead to the eventual destruction Koldbrann - parte 1: Rebeldes of nearby housesJames Mercer befriends a number The Teams Milking Cow of characters including a Dutch Jewish concentration camp survivor a German POW hoping to stay in England and the wife and daughter

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A powerful atmospheric novel set in 1946 at the Wash on the Fenland coast from the author of The. If a comparison need be made I would consider Mr Edric playing in the same realm as JG BallardPeacetime darkens into a drama of extremity and isolation It s 1946 and the aftermath of the global conflict weighs heavy James Mercer a former captain in the Engineers is demolishing obsolete gun emplacements on the Fenland coast An outsider to the tight knit Fen community We follow his progress as he tries to befriend some of the locals and he is uickly caught up in the local hostilitiesHow different is peacetime really from wartime

  • Hardcover
  • 329
  • Peacetime
  • Robert Edric
  • English
  • 10 March 2019
  • 9780385602976

About the Author: Robert Edric

Robert Edric b 1956 is the pseudonym of Gary Edric Armitage a British novelist born in Sheffield