Robert Graves Goodbye to All That

ISBN 13: 9781909621053

Goodbye to All That

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"There was no patriotism in the trenches. It was too remote a sentiment, and rejected as fit only for civilians. A new arrival who talked patriotism would soon be told to cut it out. As Blighty, Great Britain was a quiet, easy place to get back to out of the present foreign misery, but as a nation it was nothing." This is the original version of Robert Graves's intense memoir of the First World War, restoring this raw, emotionally truthful, darkly comic work to the way it was first written, by a young man still reeling from the trenches. 'We see the dark heart of the book even more clearly, and hear it beating even more loudly, in this original edition than we do in the comparatively careful and considered terms of the later one' Andrew Motion 'One of the most candid self-portraits, warts and all, ever painted' TLS

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Andrew Motion's most recent collection of poetry is The Cinder Path. He was poet laureate from 1999 to 2009 and is now Professor of Creative Writing at Royal Holloway, University of London.

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Robert Graves
Published by Macmillan (2013)
ISBN 10: 1909621056 ISBN 13: 9781909621053
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Book Description Macmillan, 2013. Book Condition: New. The Collectors Library series presents some of the greatest works of literature, complete and unabridged, with either a short introduction or an afterword by a literary scholar. Under their dust jackets, these pocket-sized hardbacks are bound in maroon linen, with gilt-edged pages and silk markers. Bookseller Inventory # 501134

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