Some Desperate Glory: The First World War the Poets Knew

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2014 marks the hundredth anniversary of the outbreak of what many believed would be the war to end all wars. And while the First World War devastated Europe, it inspired profound poetry - words in which the atmosphere and landscape of battle are evoked perhaps more vividly than anywhere else. The poets - many of whom were killed - show not only the war's tragedy but the hopes and disappointments of a generation of men. In Some Desperate Glory, historian and biographer Max Egremont gives us a transfiguring look at the life ...

Some Desperate Glory: The First World War the Poets Knew 2015, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York

ISBN-13: 9780374535445

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Some Desperate Glory: The First World War the Poets Knew 2015, Picador, London

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Some Desperate Glory: The First World War the Poets Knew 2014, Farrar Straus Giroux, New York

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Some Desperate Glory: The First World War the Poets Knew 2014, Picador, London

ISBN-13: 9781447241997

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