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The Return of the Soldier

Rebecca West - Author

Samuel Hynes - Introduction by

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ISBN 9780141180656 | 112 pages | 01 Jun 1998 | Penguin Classics | 5.15 x 7.71in | 18 - AND UP
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Writing her first novel during World War I, West examines the relationship between three women and a soldier suffering from shell-shock. This novel of an enclosed world invaded by public events also embodies in its characters the shifts in England's class structures at the beginning of the twentieth century.