The Last Poppy
‘The Last Poppy completes the Marsden trilogy of books, following The Baker’s Story and Arthur’s War.
The date is 1915 and the now global conflict has had a considerable impact on the family. The story continues to reflect the war overseas in Northern France and in the Middle East as the fortunes of the Marsden family and their immediate friends are played out against a backdrop of huge social and military challenges.
In this gripping finale we also learn of the psychological impact of war and the disturbing efforts of the medical fraternity to solve it.
The book concludes on armistice day 1918, read how the experiences of four years of war have changed the family for ever.’