By Vera Brittain
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Much of what we all know and suppose in regards to the First global battle we owe to Vera Brittain’s elegiac but unsparing ebook, which set a typical for memoirists from Martha Gellhorn to Lillian Hellman. forsaking her reports at Oxford in 1915 to enlist as a nurse within the armed prone, Brittain served in London, in Malta, and at the Western entrance. via war’s finish she had misplaced nearly every person she enjoyed. Testament of youngster is either a checklist of what she lived via and an elegy for a vanished new release. Hailed by way of the Times Literary Suplement as a e-book that helped "both shape and outline the temper of its time," it speaks to any new release that has been irrevocably replaced through war.
This variation includes a new advent by way of Brittain's biographer interpreting her struggles to jot down approximately her reports and the book's reception in England and America.
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