The Glorious Dead

By Tim Atkinson

A story of love, war and betrayal among the ruins of Ypres - a WW1 tale with a twist

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Hardback

A special edition hardback
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In Memoriam

The name, rank and regiment of a service person listed in memoriam plus a special edition hardback and your name in the back of the book
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Hardback and Badge

A special edition hardback, a poppy badge and your name in the back of the book
To honour the memory of the men who fought on the Somme exactly 100 years ago, 10% of the proceeds from this pledge will be donated to forces' charities

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Collectable

A signed special edition hardback and your name in the back of the book
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Songs from the Book

Access to a playlist of songs from the book performed by Tim, plus a signed special edition hardback and your name in the back of the book
$65  + shipping
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Book Bundle

A signed copy of Tim's first novel, ​Writing Therapy, described by Reverend Richard Coles as 'a beautifully-angled novel about growing up and breaking down', as well as his books ​Tiny Acorns and ​Fatherhood: The Essential Guide plus a signed special edition hardback of ​The Glorious Dead, the ebook and your name in the back of the book
$95  + shipping
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Mentioned in Dispatches

Your name, or the name of a friend or relative, in the book as one of the characters listed in the ‘Battalion War Diaries’ interspersed throughout the novel. You could be winning the DSM, Croix de Guerre or Belgian Decoration Militaire, leaving for demobilisation, leading drill or PT or being selected for the Army of Occupation or the Paris Peace conference, plus a signed special edition hardback and your name in the back of the book
$125  + shipping
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Manuscript

Collector's item: an early bound draft of the manuscript, plus a signed special edition hardback and your name in the back of the book
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Find a Soldier

Tim will research the life of a fallen WW1 soldier uncovering details of his war service and providing details of his burial including cemetery location and precise position of the man's headstone along with any other information that is available plus a signed special edition hardback and your name in the back of the book
$310  + shipping
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WW1 Memorabilia

Specially curated box of WW1 memorabilia, including historic copy of ‘The Great War’ (a wartime weekly magazine reporting on the fighting) a genuine WW1 identity disc, an original copy of the poetry magazine ‘Listen’ (including an essay on war poet Edward Thomas), a genuine WW1 Victory Medal and an embroidered trench postcard plus a signed hardback edition and your name in the back of the book
$1,240  + shipping
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Patron

A special thanks printed in the front of every edition of the book, plus a signed hardback edition and your name in the back of the book

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