Return of the Soldier

By West, Rebecca, Klinkenborg, Verlyn (Introduction by)

Set during World War I on an isolated country estate just outside London, Rebecca Wests 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 innkeepers daughter he once courted leave Chris to languish in a safe, dreamy pastor 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.
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West, Rebecca

Klinkenborg, Verlyn Introduction by

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Publisher : Modern Library
Publication Date : Dec 18, 2007
ISBN-13 : 9780307432568