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[Read] ➳ Good bye to All That An Autobiography ➻ Robert Graves – Bchipdigital.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 writAlternate 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 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.

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Kindle bchipdigital.co.uk ì Good bye to All That An Autobiography MOBI ¹ bye to Robert von Ranke Graves born in Wimbledon received his early education at King's College School and Copthorne Prep School Wimbledon & Charterhouse School and won a scholarship to St John's College Oxford While at Charterhouse in 1912 he fell in love with GH Johnstone a boy of fourteen Dick in Goodbye to All That When challenged by the headmaster he defended himself by citing Plato Gr

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    Kindle bchipdigital.co.uk ì Good bye to All That An Autobiography MOBI ¹ bye to good kindle, that kindle, autobiography ebok, Good bye kindle, to All epub, to All That An pdf, bye to All ebok, bye to All That An download, Good bye to All That An Autobiography PDFIt is as a document of World War One that this book really shines Robert Graves includes a wealth of little details that bring the day to day life of him and his regiment to life the gallows humour the values of the soldiers the disillusionment with the war and the staff and yet the loyalty to their officers the lice the food the other privations It's all there


  9. Paul Bryant Paul Bryant says:

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    Kindle bchipdigital.co.uk ì Good bye to All That An Autobiography MOBI ¹ bye to good kindle, that kindle, autobiography ebok, Good bye kindle, to All epub, to All That An pdf, bye to All ebok, bye to All That An download, Good bye to All That An Autobiography PDFThis is a good year to read about World War I and there's no shortage of new material out there for anyone interested in the subject However this is a work that has been around for a very long time since 1929 in fact Published when Graves was just thirty four he wrote in the prologue to the revised edition published in 1957 that the work was his bitter leave taking of England where he had recently broken a good many conventions It signalled Graves' departure for Spain where he lived for most of the remainder of his lifeA middle class public school boy with an Anglo Irish father and a German mother Robert Graves served in France during World War I as a lieutenant and then as a captain in the Royal Welch Fusiliers The main part of the work provides a detailed description of trench warfare including accounts of the Battle of Loos and of the fighting during the first phase of the Battle of the Somme Graves also deals wi


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