The Brown Brethren


Read by KevinS

(4.3 stars; 10 reviews)

The Brown Brethren tells the story of friends and comrades who fought together during World War I on the Western Front. The principal characters belong to the London Irish Rifles, a volunteer regiment whose 1st Battalion was mobilized immediately with the outbreak of the war. The 1st Battalion, to which this story's characters belong, especially distinguished itself at the Battle of Loos in 1915. This book takes the men up through the Battle of the Somme (1916.) - Summary by KevinS (5 hr 39 min)

Chapters

At the Café Belle Vue 19:05 Read by KevinS
The Lone Road 22:56 Read by KevinS
In Love 18:40 Read by KevinS
To the Trenches 16:00 Read by KevinS
Marching 11:17 Read by KevinS
Christmas Eve 11:29 Read by KevinS
Christmas Day 16:49 Read by KevinS
Back to His Own 15:58 Read by KevinS
Trench Fever 14:09 Read by KevinS
Lost to the Wide 21:34 Read by KevinS
A Scrap 11:34 Read by KevinS
The Day's Work 12:29 Read by KevinS
The Trenches 18:54 Read by KevinS
The Sniper 16:38 Read by KevinS
Taters and Vaseline 13:27 Read by KevinS
The Rooky 15:07 Read by KevinS
Young Blood 22:18 Read by KevinS
Bathing 12:49 Read by KevinS
The Somme 18:51 Read by KevinS
Back from Battle 9:50 Read by KevinS
Resting 9:13 Read by KevinS
The Married Man 10:32 Read by KevinS

Reviews


(4 stars)

Very moving account if life in WWI, well read.