The Leading eBooks Store Online 4,353,660 members ⚫ 1,442,818 ebooks

New to

Learn more

The Ballad of Les Darcy

The Ballad of Les Darcy by Peter FitzSimons
Not for sale in
your country
Not Available
An Australian hero torn between family and country 'Put Les Darcy in a uniform and the men of Australia will march to hell behind him.' that was the message trained on Australia's great 'Blacksmith Boxer', as debate about conscription raged in the middle of World War I. the problem was that Les Darcy didn't want to march at the fore of such a procession, nor to such a destination. He wanted to continue what he had been doing to extraordinary acclaim before the war began - taking on the best boxers the world could throw at him, and lifting his entire family out of poverty as he did so. torn between the duty he felt he owed his family, and the duty many felt he owed his country, Les made his choice ... and faced the consequences. And so unfolds a ballad of love, war, betrayal, mystery, patriotism and heroism; a ballad of a champion whose story still has the power to move the stoniest heart.
HarperCollins; June 2010
256 pages; ISBN 9780730400660
Download in secure EPUB
Title: The Ballad of Les Darcy
Author: Peter FitzSimons
  • News
The cultural irrelevance of sport, according to Australian intellectuals - The Guardian (blog)
Tue, 03 Feb 2015 13:50:25 -0800
The Guardian (blog)The cultural irrelevance of sport, according to Australian intellectualsThe Guardian (blog)Geoffrey ...
Subject categories

This edition is not for sale in your country. Here are some titles that might be what you're after...