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Memoirs of an Infantry Officer (Faber Classics) By Siegfried Sassoon

Memoirs of an Infantry Officer (Faber Classics)
by Siegfried Sassoon

This is Sassoon's fictionalized autobiography of his experiences in the trenches during World War I, between the spring of 1916 and the summer of 1917. The narrative moves from the trenches to the Fourth Army School, to Morlancourt and a raid, then to and through the Somme.
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Memoirs of an Infantry Officer (Faber Classics) Summary


Memoirs of an Infantry Officer (Faber Classics) by Siegfried Sassoon

This is Sassoon's fictionalized autobiography of his experiences in the trenches during World War I, between the spring of 1916 and the summer of 1917. The narrative moves from the trenches to the Fourth Army School, to Morlancourt and a raid, then to and through the Somme.

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About Siegfried Sassoon


Siegfried Sassoon was born in 1886 and educated at Clare College, Cambridge. He served in the trenches during the First World War, where he began to write the poems for which he is remembered. Dispatched as 'shell-shocked' to hospital, he organised public protest against the war. His poetry initially met with little response, but his reputation grew steadily in the following decades. Apart from the War Poems of 1919, he published eight volumes of verse during his lifetime. But it as a novelist and autobiographer that he is perhaps better-known. Sassoon's semi-autobiographical trilogy - Memoirs of a Fox-hunting Man (1928), Memoirs of an Infantry Officer (1930) and Sherston's Progress (1936) - was outstandingly successful. He published several more volumes of autobiography, including Siegfried's Journey (1945), before his death in 1967.

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GOR001221897
Memoirs of an Infantry Officer (Faber Classics) by Siegfried Sassoon
Siegfried Sassoon
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Faber & Faber
2000-04-03
272
0571203183
9780571203185
N/A
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