Sarum: The Novel of England - The Henge II, The Encampment Summary & Analysis

Edward Rutherfurd
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The Henge II, The Encampment Summary

It is September 21, 1915 and World War I is in progress. An auction is taking place in Salisbury. Included in the estate that is being auctioned is Stonehenge. It is purchased by

Cecil H.E. Chubb, who gives it to the nation. He is made a baronet.

In The Encampment, it is May 1944 and preparations are being made for D-Day. The Sarum Plain is a training ground and major encampment center. Lieutenant Adam Shockley is an American pilot. Brigadier Archibald Forest-Wilson has a staff position.

Patricia Shockley is the driver for Forest-Wilson. She meets John Mason for lunch to tell him she is not in love with him and that they shouldn't see each other for a while.

There are many Americans in Sarum. The American soldiers are well paid by English standards and they have money to spend. The...

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