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Letters from a lost generation

Letters from a lost generation

the First World War letters of Vera Brittain and four friends - Roland Leighton, Edward Brittain, Victor Richardson, Geoffrey Thurlow

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Published by Little, Brown in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Brittain, Vera, -- 1893-1970 -- Correspondence.,
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives, British.,
  • Soldiers -- Great Britain -- Correspondence.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography: p417-418. - and index.

    Statementedited by Alan Bishop and Mark Bostridge.
    GenreCorrespondence., Personal narratives, British.
    ContributionsBishop, A. G. 1937-, Bostridge, Mark.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 427p. [8]p. of plates :
    Number of Pages427
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19523375M
    ISBN 100316646644


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What did you like most about Letters from a Lost Generation. Whilst heavily abridged from the original book this audible version is exceptionally well narrated. After becoming emotional over Testament of Youth this book, with the reading of their letters, brings home the horror of what Vera Brittain must of felt during that terrible war.

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