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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Taking its place alongside works by Ernst Junger, 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 officer fighting the Austrian army on the Asiago plateau in northeastern Italy, the front so poignantly evoked by Ernest Hemingway in A Farewell to Arms. For Lussu, June ...

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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