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Review 'The whole book is of such a quality as to stir the remembrance of 'the hope and promise of youth, which the wastefulness of war has carried away.''?Times Literary Supplement'In this book we get what, after all, I must call the real thing.'?H. W. Nevinson'Excellent, truth-telling letters.'?Edmund Blunden Read more About the Author Laurence Housman (1865-1959), younger brother of A. E. Housman, was an accomplished illustrator, musician, and author of more than eighty works of poetry, fiction, plays, nonfiction, and stories for children. Jay Winter, Professor of History at Yale University, is the author of many books, including Sites of Memory, Sites of Mourning: The Great War in European Cultural History. He was cowriter and chief historian for the PBS series The Great War and the Shaping of the Twentieth Century, which won an Emmy award in 1997. Read more

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