The Good Soldier#ad - You may find it for free on the web. This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.
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Poetry of the First World War: An Anthology Oxford World's ClassicsOUP Oxford #ad - This new anthology provides a definitive record of the achievements of the Great Warpoets. The first world war produced an extraordinary flowering of poetic talent, poets whose words commemorate the conflict more personally and as enduringly as monuments in stone. Its poetry survives because it continues to speak to and about us.
Music hall and trench songs provide a further lyrical perspective onthe War. Lines such as 'what passing-bells for these who die as cattle?' and 'They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old' have come to express the feelings of a nation about the horrors and aftermath of war. As well as offering generous selections from the celebrated soldier-poets, including Wilfred Owen, and Ivor Gurney, Siegfried Sassoon, Rupert Brooke, it also incorporates less well-known writing by civilian and women poets.
Poetry of the First World War: An Anthology Oxford World's Classics #ad - . The work of each poet is prefaced with a biographical account that sets the poems in their historical context. Although the war has now passed out of living memory, its haunting of our language and culture has not been exorcised. A general introduction charts the history of the war poets' reception and challenges prevailing myths about the war poets' progress from idealism to bitterness.
Testament of Youth: An Autobiographical Study Of The Years 1900-1925Weidenfeld & Nicolson #ad - This classic memoir of the First World War is now a major motion picture starring Alicia Vikander and Kit Harington. A passionate record of a lost generation, and has lost none of its power to shock, it made Vera Brittain one of the best-loved writers of her time, move and enthral readers since its first publication in 1933.
Includes an afterword by Kate Mosse OBE. In 1914 vera brittain was 20, and as war was declared she was preparing to study at Oxford. Four years later her life - and the life of her whole generation - had changed in a way that would have been unimaginable in the tranquil pre-war era. Testament of youth, one of the most famous autobiographies of the first World War, is Brittain's account of how she survived those agonising years; how she lost the man she loved; how she nursed the wounded and how she emerged into an altered world.
#50 - Nostromo Centaur Classics The 100 greatest novels of all timeJoseph Conrad #ad - The story begins halfway through the revolution, employing flashbacks and glimpses of the future to depict the lure of silver and its effects on men — corrupting and destroying some, revealing the strengths of others. Joseph conrad's 1904 adventure novel, set amid the mist-covered mountains of a fictional South American republic, spins a colorful tale of capitalist exploitation and rebellion.
Conrad's deep moral consciousness and masterful narrative technique are at their best in Nostromo, one of his greatest works.
Women in Love Centaur ClassicsD. H. Lawrence #ad - H. In this astonishing novel, widely considered to be D. The bonds between the couples quickly become intense and passionate, but whether this passion is creative or destructive is unclear. Women in love" begins one blossoming spring day in England and ends with a terrible catastrophe in the snow of the Alps.
Ursula and gudrun are very different sisters who become entangled with two friends, Rupert and Gerald, who live in their hometown. Lawrence's best work, he explores what it means to be human in an age of conflict and confusion.
The RainbowDigireads.com #ad - While tame by today's standards, for its frank treatment of human sexuality, "The Rainbow", caused Lawence to be prosecuted on an obscenity charge in England when it was first published. H. D. Through richly personal characterizations, "The Rainbow" deals profoundly with the very nature of human relations as it explores the sexuality of Ursula Brangwen and her mother, Anna Brangwen.
Lawrence's 1915 novel "the Rainbow" is the story of three generations of the Brangwens family.
The Bad Side of Books: Selected Essays of D.H. Lawrence New York Review Books ClassicsNYRB Classics #ad - You could describe D. H. Here geoff dyer, one of the finest essayists of our day, draws on the whole range of Lawrence’s published essays to reintroduce him to a new generation of readers for whom the essay has become an important genre. He was a brilliant, expansive lyricism, equaled, perhaps, endlessly controversial novelist who transformed, for better and for worse, and radical intelligence, the way we write about sex and emotions; he was a wonderful poet; he was an essayist of burning curiosity, odd humor, only by Virginia Woolf.
The Bad Side of Books: Selected Essays of D.H. Lawrence New York Review Books Classics #ad - We get lawrence the book reviewer, writing about death in venice and welcoming ernest hemingway; lawrence the travel writer, in Mexico and New Mexico and Italy; Lawrence the memoirist, finally, writing about the novel and morality and addressing the question of why the novel matters; and, depicting his strange sometime-friend Maurice Magnus; Lawrence the restless inquirer into the possibilities of the novel, the Lawrence who meditates on birdsong or the death of a porcupine in the Rocky Mountains.
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Brideshead RevisitedLittle, Brown and Company #ad - At once romantic, sensuous, and somber, Brideshead Revisited transcends Waugh's early satiric explorations and reveals him to be an elegiac, comic, lyrical novelist of the utmost feeling and lucidity. A genuine literary masterpiece. Time"Heartbreakingly beautiful. The twentieth century's finest English novel.
Los angeles Times. Selected by modern library as one of the 100 best novels of the century and called "Evelyn Waugh's finest achievement" by the New York Times, Brideshead Revisited is a stunning exploration of desire, duty, and memory. The wellsprings of desire and the impediments to love come brilliantly into focus in Evelyn Waugh's masterpiece -- a novel that immerses us in the glittering and seductive world of English aristocracy in the waning days of the empire.
Brideshead Revisited #ad - Through the story of charles ryder's entanglement with the Flytes, a great Catholic family, Evelyn Waugh charts the passing of the privileged world he knew in his own youth and vividly recalls the sensuous pleasures denied him by wartime austerities.
The Middle Parts of Fortune Vintage ClassicsVintage Digital #ad - The Middle Parts of Fortune Vintage Classics #ad - The honesty with which he wrote about the horror, the boredom, and the futility of war inspired Ernest Hemingway to read the novel every year, 'to remember how things really were so that I will never lie to myself nor to anyone else about them. They can say what they bloody well like, but we're a fuckin' fine mob.
Deep in the mud, stench of the Somme, Bourne is trying his best to stay alive. There he finds the intense fraternity of war and fear unlike anything he has ever known. Frederic manning's novel was first published anonymously in 1929.