Letters from a Lost Generation First World War Letters of Vera Brittain and Four Friends

Author(s): Alan Bishop and Mark Bostridge (eds)

Biography | World War I

'Nothing in the papers, not the most vivid and heart-rending descriptions, have made me realise war like your letters' Vera Brittain to Roland Leighton, 17 April 1915.

This selection of letters, written between 1913 & 1918, between Vera Brittain and four young men - her fiance Roland Leighton, her brother Edward and their close friends Victor Richardson & Geoffrey Thurlow present a remarkable and profoundly moving portrait of five young people caught up in the cataclysm of total war.
Roland, 'Monseigneur


Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9780349111520
  • : abacus
  • : abacus
  • : January 1999
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Alan Bishop and Mark Bostridge (eds)
  • : Paperback
  • : very good
  • : 427