Simon Called Peter
by Robert Keable
Publisher: ManyBooks 1921
Number of pages: 316
The glamour of no other evil thing is stronger than the glamour of war. This tale of a priest's wartime affair with a young nurse has been described as 'an astounding novel, the most delicate, the most beautiful, and the most outspoken love story of modern fiction.'
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