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023: Summer 1988


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Robert Graves: From Great War Poet to Good–bye to All That, 1895–1929


By Jean Moorcroft Wilson Bloomsbury, £12.95, 460pp, 24 ills, list of abbreviations, notes, index. ISBN: 978–147–292–914–3 Prolific barely indicates the length and breadth of Robert Graves’ writing. The 2003 Penguin edition of his complete poems alone contains 837 pages and includes formerly un–published and posthumously published works. Since…

Her Privates We by Frederick Manning


Reading through the many hundreds of book reviews in the Stand To! Archive I am always tempted to track down online something I like the sound of. Recently I received my second hand hardback 1964 copy of ‘Her Privates We’. The type face has connotations of an early Jimi Hendrix album cover. With postage my hardback copy in OK condition cost les…

War Books by David Filsell 2005


War Books: A reflection on some contemporary views by David J. Filsell, for Stand To! No.74 September 2005 'Frightened of War Books'  Although many books published in Britain during the Great War were propagandist, interest in 'war stories' remained at an extremely high level between 1914 and 1918. Only when the conflict ended did interest declin…