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The Return of the Soldier

West, Rebecca, Dame, 1892-

(Paperback - 2004)
Average Rating: 5 stars out of 5.
The Return of the Soldier
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Set during World War I on an isolated country estate just outside London, Rebecca West’s haunting novelThe Return of the Soldier follows Chris Baldry, a shell-shocked captain suffering from amnesia, as he makes a bittersweet homecoming to the three women who have helped shape his life. Will the devoted wife he can no longer recollect, the favorite cousin he remembers only as a childhood friend, and the poor innkeeper’s daughter he once courted leave Chris to languish in a safe, dreamy past—or will they help him recover his memory so that he can return to the front? The answer is revealed through a heartwrenching, unexpected sacrifice.
The text of this Modern Library Paperback Classic was set from the first American edition, published in 1918, and features original illustrations by Norman Price.

Blackwell North Amer
Set during World War I on an isolated country estate just outside London, Rebecca West's novel The Return of the Soldier follows Christ Baldry, a shell-shocked captain suffering from amnesia, as he makes a bittersweet homecoming to the three women who have helped shape his life. Will the devoted wife he can no longer recollect, the favorite cousin he remembers only as a childhood friend, and the poor innkeeper's daughter he once courted leave Chris to languish in a safe, dreamy past - or will they help recover his memory so that he can return to the front? The answer is revealed through a heart-wrenching, unexpected sacrifice.
The text of this Modern Library Paperback Classic is set from the first American edition, published in 1918.

Publisher: New York : Modern Library, 2004
ISBN: 0812971221
Branch Call Number: FIC W
Characteristics: xxi, 82 p. : ill. 21 cm.

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