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Testament Of Youth: An Autobiographical Study of the Years 1900-1925 (Virag…

In 1914 Vera Brittain was 21 years old, and an undergraduate student at Somerville College, Oxford. When war broke out in August of that year, Brittain “temporarily” disrupted her studies to enrol as a volunteer nurse, nursing casualties both in England and on the Western Front. The next four years were to cause a deep rupture in Brittain’s life, as she witnessed not only the horrors of war first hand, but also experienced the quadruple loss of her fiancé, her brother, and two close…

Testament Of Youth

Author : Vera Brittain  |  Pub Date : 2009-07-16  |  Publisher : Weidenfeld & Nicolson

ISBN 10 : 9780297859147
ISBN 13 : 0297859145

This classic memoir of the First World War is now a major motion picture starring Alicia Vikander and Kit Harington. Includes an afterword by Kate Mosse OBE. In 1914 Vera Brittain ..

A Life Of My Own

Author : Claire Tomalin  |  Pub Date : 2017-09-07  |  Publisher : Penguin UK

ISBN 10 : 9780241974827
ISBN 13 : 0241974828

A Sunday Times Top 10 Bestseller As one of the best biographers of her generation, Claire Tomalin has written about great novelists and poets to huge success: now, she turns to loo..

Political Violence In Ancient India

Author : Upinder Singh  |  Pub Date : 2017-09-25  |  Publisher : Harvard University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780674981287
ISBN 13 : 0674981286

Gandhi and Nehru helped create a myth of nonviolence in ancient India that obscures a troubled, complex heritage: a long struggle to reconcile the ethics of nonviolence with the ne..

Because You Died

Author : Vera Brittain  |  Pub Date : 2010-02-04  |  Publisher : Virago

ISBN 10 : 9780748118410
ISBN 13 : 0748118411

This collection of Vera Brittain's poetry and prose, some of it never published before, commemorates the men she loved - fiancé, brother and two close friends - who served and die..

Rapid Quantitative Aptitude With Shortcuts Tricks For Competitive Exams

Author : Disha Experts  |  Pub Date : 2018-01-10  |  Publisher : Disha Publications

ISBN 10 : 9789387421165
ISBN 13 : 9387421163

Rapid Quantitative Aptitude with Shortcuts & Tricks for Competitive Exams is the finest book to achieve success in Arithmetic and Advanced Mathematics for all competitive exams. Th..

Vera Brittain And The First World War

Author : Mark Bostridge  |  Pub Date : 2014-12-04  |  Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781408188453
ISBN 13 : 1408188457

Vera Brittain and the First World War tells the remarkable story of the author behind Testament of Youth whilst charting the book's ascent to become one of the most loved memoirs o..

Letters From A Lost Generation

Author : Mark Bostridge  |  Pub Date : 2015-07-02  |  Publisher : Virago

ISBN 10 : 9780349007717
ISBN 13 : 0349007713

Nothing in the papers, not the most vivid and heart-rending descriptions, have made me realise war like your letters' Vera Brittain to Roland Leighton, 17 April 1915. This selectio..

The Forgotten Highlander

Author : Alistair Urquhart  |  Pub Date : 2010-10-01  |  Publisher : Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.

ISBN 10 : 9781628731507
ISBN 13 : 1628731508

Alistair Urquhart was a soldier in the Gordon Highlanders, captured by the Japanese in Singapore. Forced into manual labor as a POW, he survived 750 days in the jungle working as a..

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