2606 Books and counting recently read and reviewed The Missing of the Somme by Geoff Dyer for the WWI Reading Challenge in 2012. Here’s an excerpt:
Dyer’s focus is not actually on the War itself but on the impact it has had on later generations and, in particular, the way it has been remembered. He looks at the way that this collective memory has been framed and fixed by literature, art, photography and even architecture.
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