Classic Stories of World War I

Classic Stories of World War I

Short stories

Paperback (04 Oct 2018)

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Synopsis

Published to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of The Great War, Classic Stories of World War I is a compilation of fiction and non-fiction excerpts from the works of world-class authors - such as Joseph Conrad and W. Somerset Maugham - who lived through the conflict.

From the home front to the western front, on land or at sea, this collection is a unique insight into the 'war to end war.'

Contents:
JOSEPH CONRAD, The Tale
W. SOMERSET MAUGHAM, The Traitor (from Ashenden)
ERNEST HEMINGWAY, In Another Country (from Men Without Women)
EDITH WHARTON, Coming Home
STACY AUMONIER, Them Others
JOHN W. THOMASON, JR, War Dog
GEORGES DUHAMEL, Réchoussat's Christmas (from Civilisation)
H. M. THOMLINSON, Armistice (from Waiting for Daylight)
C. E. MONTAGUE, Honours Easy (from Fiery Particles)
RICHARD ALDINGTON, Introduction to the Trenches (from Death of a Hero)
JOHN GALSWORTHY, Defeat (from Six Short Plays)
PAUL ALVERDES, The Man in the Next Bed (from The Next Man)
LEO V. JACKS, One Hundred Per Cent
KARL WILKE, Marie-Luise
H. M. TOMLINSON, A Raid Night (from Waiting for Daylight)
JAMES WARNER BELLAH, Fear
JAMES B. WHARTON, Among the Trumpets
W. TOWNEND, No Quarter
W. F. MORRIS, Souvenirs
ARED WHITE, The Watch on the Rhine

Book information

ISBN: 9780753733080
Publisher: Octopus
Imprint: Pyramid
Pub date:
Edition: Short stories
DEWEY: 808.839358
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 358g
Height: 193mm
Width: 140mm
Spine width: 21mm