An intense and carefully crafted story

  • Book: The Sixteen Trees of the Somme
  • Location: Norway, Shetland Islands, The Somme
  • Author: Lars Mytting

Review Author: RICHARD339@BTINTERNET.COM

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Content

An intense and carefully crafted story that works really well. A story that comes out of the First World War, into the second and onto 1971 and then the present day weaving a spell that I found intensely held my interest.
Beautifully told and atmospheric – a really enjoyable read.

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A story in which the location plays as important a role as the rest of your words.

2,500 word maximum, 750 word minimum

Judges include Victoria Hislop and Rosanna Ley

First Prize of £1,000 / US$1,350

Prizes total £1,750 / US$2,362 

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