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return of the soldier

Van Druten, John

return of the soldier

a play in three acts

by Van Druten, John

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Published by Victor Gollancz ltd. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Drama.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby John Van Druten; adapted from Rebecca West"s novel, The return of the soldier.
    GenreDrama.
    ContributionsWest, Rebecca, Dame, 1892-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6043.A4 R4 1928
    The Physical Object
    Pagination116 p. ;
    Number of Pages116
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6735284M
    LC Control Number29025970
    OCLC/WorldCa3971991

    Other Books Related to The Return of the Soldier Rebecca West’s best-known work is Black Lamb and Grey Falcon (), a nonfiction work about Yugoslavia’s history and culture. Willa Cather’s One of Ours () is another World War I novel by a female author, this time told from the perspective of an American soldier. The Return of the Soldier by Rebecca West is a book for anyone who has ever wondered about the lives that soldiers return to once the war is over. Christopher Ellis's most substantial wound is not a physical one. When he goes home to his wife Kitty after World War I, he has forgotten much. He is suffering from amnesia.

    The Return of the Soldier is a profound, resonant book. It tells its moving story with emotional integrity, at the same time meditating upon the nature of love, the punishing but necessary cruelty of reality and our responsibility towards one another (Sadie Jones)/5(). The Return of the Soldier Rebecca WEST ( - ) In on an isolated country estate just outside London, Captain Chris Baldry, a shell-shocked captain suffering from amnesia, makes a bittersweet homecoming to the three women who have helped shape his life.   Rebecca West’s novel The Return of the Soldier dissects the socioeconomic and psychological tensions wrought by the upheaval of the First World a nuanced reiteration of the typical trope of a soldier’s return, Christopher Baldry is dispatched from the Western front when it becomes apparent that selective amnesia has trapped his mind fifteen years in the past.

      4 thoughts on “ Book Review: The Return of the Soldier by Rebecca West ” WIIIAI Octo at pm. There’s a free ebook version at Project Gutenberg. I had less patience with this book than you did. As a book ostensibly about the war (the only war novel by a woman published during the war) it failed, as you say, to engage in any. The Return of the Soldier By: Rebecca West () In on an isolated country estate just outside London, Captain Chris Baldry, a shell-shocked captain suffering from amnesia, makes a bittersweet homecoming to the three women who have helped shape his life.5/5(1). The Return of the Soldier is the debut novel of English novelist Rebecca West, first published in The novel recounts the return of the shell shocked Captain Chris Baldry from the trenches of the First World War from the perspective of his cousin Jenny. The novel grapples with the soldier's Price: $


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