The Return of the Soldier

The Return of the Soldier

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Blackwell North Amer
Set during World War I on an isolated country estate just outside London, Rebecca West’s haunting novel The Return of the Soldier follows Chris Baldry, a shell-shocked captain suffering from amnesia, as he makes a bittersweet homecoming to the three women who have helped shape his life. Will the devoted wife he can no longer recollect, the favorite cousin he remembers only as a childhood friend, and the poor innkeeper’s daughter he once courted leave Chris to languish in a safe, dreamy past—or will they help him recover his memory so that he can return to the front? The answer is revealed through a heartwrenching, unexpected sacrifice.
The text of this Modern Library Paperback Classic was set from the first American edition, published in 1918, and features original illustrations by Norman Price.

Publisher: New York : Modern Library, 2004
Edition: Modern Library pbk. ed
ISBN: 9780812971224
0812971221
Branch Call Number: FICTION WEST
Characteristics: xxi, 82 p. : ill. 21 cm

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