The Return of the Soldier

The Return of the Soldier


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Format
Paperback
Price
$14.00
 
Additional Formats
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780141180656
  • 112 Pages
  • Penguin Classics
  • Adult

Overview

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.

Praise

“Brilliant . . . [West was] an artist who wrote wonderful prose, who took chances with language and cadence, and who wrote poetically, even of prosaic subjects.
The New Republic
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