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Behind the Lawrence Legend

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£25.00. Oxford University Press, 284pp, 35 ills. In page notes and refs. Bibliog., index, ISBN978-0-19-880227-3 Philip Walker In the brief introductory chapter to Seven Pillars of Wisdom, TE Lawrence noted “In reality I never had any office amongst the Arabs; was never in charge of the British mission with them”. Of the 46 fellow he names, 5 he …


The Flower of Battle - British Fiction Writers of the First World War by Hugh Cecil

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Secker & Warburg 1995 Hardback, 415pp £25.00 ISBN  0 436 202905 [This review first appeared in the October 1996 edition of Stand To! No.49] Dr. Hugh Cecil, an historian at the University of Leeds, points out in the first chapter of this book that more than 400 British authors, who had firsthand experience of the Great War, used their memor…


Richard Aldington: Poet, Soldier and Lover (2014)

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The Lutterworth Press, Cambridge, 2014, 414pp. In Richard Aldington: Poet, Soldier and Lover, the author Vivien Whelpton explores in series of short intimately explored biographies, spread across the book that has Aldington at its core, the intertwining lives and work of a number of literary figures from the time, including Ezra Pound, Herbert Re…


Death of a Hero by Richard Aldington

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Published by Chatto & Windus London, 1929 With reference to an unabridged edition. Paperback, 376 pages Published 1984 by Hogarth Press Death of a Hero by Richard Aldington Published by Chatto & Windus, London, 1929 Aldington, an experienced and successful poet, journalist, translator and critic wrote his first novel Death of a Hero …


Roads to Glory by Richard Aldington

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Roads to Glory Hard cover  Chatto & Windus, 1934 (Originally published 1930) It took me three books in three steps to reach these vivid short stories of the First World War by Richard Aldington: Hugh Cecil's Flower of Battle, Aldington’s Death of a Hero and Vivien Whelpton’s insightful tour de force Richard Aldington: Poet, Soldier, Lover. …