Penguin Essentials Goodbye To All That by Robert GravesPenguin Essentials Goodbye To All That by Robert Graves

Penguin Essentials Goodbye To All That

byRobert Graves

Mass Market Paperback | May 17, 2011

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'There has been a lot of fighting hereabouts. The trenches have made themselves rather than been made, and run inconsequently in and out of the big thirty-foot high stacks of bricks; it is most confusing. The parapet of a trench which we don't occupy is built up with ammunition boxes and corpses . . .' In one of the most honest and candid self-portraits ever committed to paper, Robert Graves tells the extraordinary story of his experiences as a young officer in the First World War. He describes life in the trenches in vivid, raw detail, how the dehumanizing horrors he witnessed left him shell-shocked. They were to haunt him for the rest of his life.
Robert Graves was born in 1895 in Wimbledon. He went from school to the First World War, where he became a captain in the Royal Welch Fusiliers and was seriously wounded at the Battle of the Somme. He wrote his autobiography, Goodbye to All That, in 1929, and it was soon established as a modern classic. He died on 7 December 1985 in Ma...
Title:Penguin Essentials Goodbye To All ThatFormat:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:368 pages, 7.11 × 4.4 × 0.91 inPublished:May 17, 2011Publisher:Penguin UkLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0241951410

ISBN - 13:9780241951415

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