The Return Of The Soldier
Authors: West, Rebecca
Publisher: HarperPerennial Classics
After fighting in the trenches during the First World War, Captain Chris Baldry returns home a different man. Shell-shocked and finding it difficult to cope, Captain Baldry’s mental trauma takes a toll on both himself and the family who anxiously awaited his safe return.
The Return of the Soldier was author Rebecca West’s first novel, but it was not until recent decades that literary critics and scholars recognized the work as a complex and important piece of literature depicting the First World War era. The book was adapted into a movie of the same name in 1982.
HarperPerennial Classics brings great works of literature to life in digital format, upholding the highest standards in ebook production and celebrating reading in all its forms. Look for more titles in the HarperPerennial Classics collection to build your digital library.
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