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A Broken World: Letters, Diaries and Memories of the Great War

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Description for A Broken World: Letters, Diaries and Memories of the Great War Paperback. Offering a collection of personal and defining moments, this book offers insight into the Great War as it was experienced and as it was remembered. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: 3JJF; BTM; HBG; HBLW; HBWN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 131 x 198 x 25. Weight in Grams: 262.
A lieutenant writes of digging through bodies that have the consistency of Camembert cheese; a mother sends flower seeds to her son at the Front, hoping that one day someone may see them grow; a nurse tends a man back to health knowing he will be court-martialled and shot as soon as he is fit. Edited by the bestselling author of Birdsong and Dr Hope Wolf, this is an original and illuminating non-fiction anthology of writing on the First World War. Diaries, letters and memories, testaments from ordinary people whose lives were transformed, are set alongside extracts ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Vintage
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2018
Condition
New
Number of Pages
320
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780099597797
SKU
V9780099597797
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99-99

About
Sebastian Faulks (Edited by) Sebastian Faulks was born in April 1953. Before becoming a full-time writer in 1991, he worked as a journalist. Sebastian Faulks's books include A Possible Life, Human Traces, On Green Dolphin Street, Engleby, Birdsong, A Week in December and Where My Heart Used to Beat.Hope Wolf (Edited by) Hope Wolf is a Research Fellow ... Read more

Reviews for A Broken World: Letters, Diaries and Memories of the Great War
The First World War anthology for our time
Evening Standard
The selections have extraordinary literary power...they speak with distinctive voices, which echo in the mind
Charles Moore
Daily Telegraph
A marvellous collection
Independent
This is a unique collection of contemporary accounts - and just as compelling as ... Read more

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