Memoirs of an Infantry Officer

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'It is my own story I am trying to tell, and as such it must be received; those who expect a universalization of the Great War must look for it elsewhere.'

Memoirs of an Infantry Officer, first published in 1930, is Siegfried Sassoon's fictionalized autobiography of the period between the early spring of 1916 and the summer of 1917. The narrative moves from the trenches to the Fourth Army School, to Morlancourt and a raid, then to and through the Somme. The mind of the narrator turns from unquestioning acceptance of the war and of the standards which it set up, to doubting the necessity of the seemingly endless slaughter.

Product Details

Price
£9.99  £9.29
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Publish Date
13 February 1974
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780571064106

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