Letters from a Lost Generation: First World War Letters of Vera Brittain and Four Friends

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Published to coincide with the 80th anniversary of Armistice Day, this is a selection of letters, written between 1913 to 1918, between Vera Brittain and four young men - her fiance (Roland Leighton), her brother Edward, and their close friends, Victor Richardson and Geoffrey Thurlow. The letters present a portrait of five young people caught up in the cataclysm of total war. Roland, nicknamed "Monseigneur", is the leader, and his letters most clearly trace the path which led from idealism to disillusionment. Edward, known ...

Letters from a Lost Generation: First World War Letters of Vera Brittain and Four Friends 1998, Little, Brown & Company, New York

ISBN-13: 9780316646642

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