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23 December 1915 : Roland A Leighton


Roland Leighton was the oldest surviving child of literary parents, Robert Leighton ('man of letters) and Marie (née Connor), a novelist. As a result of the guilt following the death of her first child, Marie spoilt Roland and neglected his younger siblings-sister Clare and brother Evelyn. Roland went to prep: school in St.John's Wood (London Hous…

Letters From A Lost Generation


ISBN: 0-316-64664-4  Hardback 427 pp  £18.99 Published by Little, Brown.  In these days of emails and texts, letters are not used widely as a means of communication. During the Great War however, letters were one of the few methods of keeping in touch. These letters give a more complete picture of Vera Brittain and the 4 men who she writes about …