Death of A Hero

Death of A Hero

Book - 2013
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"Our hero is George Winterbourne, who enlists in the British Expeditionary Army during the Great War and gets sent to France. After a rash of casualties leads to his promotion through the ranks, he grows increasingly cynical about the war and disillusioned by the hypocrisies of British society."--
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2013
ISBN: 9780143106876
0143106872
Branch Call Number: FIC ALDINGT 2013
Characteristics: xxii, 344 pages ; 20 cm

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Jane60201 May 07, 2013

A fascinating and extremely well written book first published in 1929 and recently reissued by Penguin. It concerns English life just prior to WWI as well as a description of the soldiers' lives in the trenches.

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