The Reading Life recently read and reviewed The Return of the Soldier by Rebecca West for the WWI Reading Challenge in 2012. Here’s a sample:
The story is not told in a straightforward fashion but as typical of a British novel of the period it jumps back and forth in time and mirrors in its structure the fragmented memory of Chris. Even though WWI is hardly mentioned in the novel, it is about its effect on society and the attempts of returning soldiers to fit into society.
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