A Soldier on the Southern Front: The Classic Italian Memoir of World War 1

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A Soldier on the Southern Front: The Classic Italian Memoir of World War 1 - Lussu, Emilio, and Thompson, Mark, DVM (Afterword by), and Conti, Gregory (Translated by)
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A rediscovered Italian masterpiece chronicling the author's experience as an infantryman, newly translated and reissued to commemorate the centennial of World War I. Taking its place alongside works by Ernst JYnger, Robert Graves, and Erich Maria Remarque, Emilio Lussu's memoir is one of the most affecting accounts to come out of the First World War. A classic in Italy but virtually unknown in the English-speaking world, it reveals, in spare and detached prose, the almost farcical side of the war as seen by a Sardinian ...

A Soldier on the Southern Front: The Classic Italian Memoir of World War 1 2014, Rizzoli International Publications, New York

ISBN-13: 9780847842780

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