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An Innocent Soldier

ISBN13: 9780439627719
ISBN: 0439627710
Binding: Hardcover
List Price: $16.99
Publisher: Arthur A. Levine Books
Published Date:
Pages: 240
Average Goodreads rating: 3.78/5 (168 ratings)

A naive country boy grapples with life in the army during Napoleon's disastrous campaign against Russia.

Adam is a farmhand conscripted by Napoleon's army, which is gathering strength for its campaign against Russia. Sergeant Krauter makes Adam the victim of his most sadistic urges. But when an aristocratic young lieutenant spots Adam and requisitions him as his personal valet, Adam's life seems to take a turn for the better.

As Adam and Lieutenant Konrad Klara draw closer to Moscow, they encounter a panoply of wartime horrors. THE RUSSIAN SOLDIER - both poignant and funny - explores the importance of friendship in persevering against overwhelming odds.