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Roads to Glory by Richard Aldington


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. …

The Great War in British Short Fiction by Dr. Ann-Marie Einhaus


We all know how prolific and culturally influential Great War poetry has been over the past century – but for every poem written about the war, there was at least one short story. Though these stories are far less commonly remembered, they can shed plenty of light on attitudes and concerns linked to the war and its legacy. Short fiction was widely …