❴Epub❵ ➝ Good bye to All That An Autobiography Author Robert Graves – Capitalsoftworks.co.uk Alternate cover edition of ISBN10 0140180982; ISBN13 9780140180985 The uintessential memoir of the generation of Englishmen who suffered in World War I is among the bitterest autobiographies ever writ Alternate cover edition of ISBN ; ISBN to All Epub Ù The uintessential memoir of the generation of Englishmen who suffered in World War I is among the bitterest autobiographies ever written Robert Graves's stripped to the bone prose seethes with contempt for his class his country his military superiors and the civilians who mindlessly cheered the carnage from the safety of home His portrait of the stupidity petty cruelties endemic in England's elite schools is almost as scathing as his depiction of trench warfare Nothing could eual Graves's bone chilling litany of meaningless death horrific encounters with Good bye Epub / gruesomely decaying corpses even appalling confrontations with the callousness arrogance of the military command Yet this scarifying book is consistently enthralling Graves is a superb storyteller there's clearly something liberating about burning all your bridges at his age when it was first published in He conveys that feeling of exhilaration to his readers in a pell mell rush of words that remains supremely lucid Better known as a poet historical novelist critic Graves in this one work seems like an English Hemingway paring his prose to the minimum and eschewing all editorializing because it bye to All PDF ☆ would bring him down to the level of the phrase and war mongers he despises Wendy Smith.
- 282 pages
- Good bye to All That An Autobiography
- Robert Graves
- 06 February 2015 Robert Graves