Lord of the Nutcracker Men

Lord of the Nutcracker Men

Book - 2001
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An English boy during World War I comes to believe that the battles he enacts with his toy soldiers control the war his father is fighting on the front.
Publisher: c2001.
ISBN: 0440418127
Branch Call Number: J FIC Lawre


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Jul 12, 2007

Part of me wants to call this a "good, old-fashioned boys' novel"--but I'm neither a boy, nor particularly old-fashioned, and I loved it. Story of a boy who's shipped from London to live in the country while his father, a toymaker, fights in WWI...this father carves the boy soldiers & sends them to him from the trenches--and slowly the soldiers get more and more realistic (one's face is contorted in a scream of pain, for ex.), and less fun to play with.

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