The Return of the Soldier

The Return of the Soldier

eBook - 2004
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Set during World War I on an isolated country estate just outside London, Rebecca West's haunting novel The 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.
Publisher: New York : Modern Library, 2004.
Edition: Modern Library pbk. ed.
ISBN: 9780307432568
0307432564
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xxi, 82 p.) : ill. 21 cm.

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