It's September 1918 on the Western Front, and Sergeant Tommy Atkins and Coporal Dave Rawlings from the Third Essex Battalion are doing all they can to stay alive during the final months of the First World War. They receive an unexpected visit from an officer, Lieutenant Hargreaves, who announces that Tommy is to be awarded the Military Medal for his courage in combat. Why, then, are Tommy and Dave so keen to see the back of him? And who is the strange Icelandic character that enters the scene, brandishing a sausage? This is ...

Lions and Donkeys 2009, Samuel French Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780573142130