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Good-Bye To All That (1929)

£40.00

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Jonathan Cape 1929. First edition third printing hardback with erratum (p. 396)and no dust jacket in fair condition - some light marking/ fading to boards/spine and some wear/ bumping to top and bottom of spine. Also some light water damage to bottom of front board. Pages are a little tanned with light foxing to end papers. There is an owners name in pencil on front end paper.

An autobiographical work that describes firsthand the great tectonic shifts in English society following the First World War, Robert Graves's Goodbye to All That is a matchless evocation of the Great War's haunting legacy, published in Penguin Modern Classics.

In 1929 Robert Graves went to live abroad permanently, vowing 'never to make England my home again'. This is his superb account of his life up until that 'bitter leave-taking': from his childhood and desperately unhappy school days at Charterhouse, to his time serving as a young officer in the First World War that was to haunt him throughout his life. It also contains memorable encounters with fellow writers and poets, including Siegfried Sassoon and Thomas Hardy, and covers his increasingly unhappy marriage to Nancy Nicholson. Goodbye to All That, with its vivid, harrowing descriptions of the Western Front, is a classic war document, and also has immense value as one of the most candid self-portraits of an artist ever written.

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Author(s):
Robert Graves
Condition:
Fair
Dimensions:
14cm by 20.5cm by 4cm
Edition:
First Edition Third Impression
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
446
Publisher:
Jonathan Cape
Title:
Good-Bye To All That

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Jonathan Cape 1929. First edition third printing hardback with erratum (p. 396)and no dust jacket in fair condition - some light marking/ fading to boards/spine and some wear/ bumping to top and bottom of spine. Also some light water damage to bottom of front board. Pages are a little tanned with light foxing to end papers. There is an owners name in pencil on front end paper.

An autobiographical work that describes firsthand the great tectonic shifts in English society following the First World War, Robert Graves's Goodbye to All That is a matchless evocation of the Great War's haunting legacy, published in Penguin Modern Classics.

In 1929 Robert Graves went to live abroad permanently, vowing 'never to make England my home again'. This is his superb account of his life up until that 'bitter leave-taking': from his childhood and desperately unhappy school days at Charterhouse, to his time serving as a young officer in the First World War that was to haunt him throughout his life. It also contains memorable encounters with fellow writers and poets, including Siegfried Sassoon and Thomas Hardy, and covers his increasingly unhappy marriage to Nancy Nicholson. Goodbye to All That, with its vivid, harrowing descriptions of the Western Front, is a classic war document, and also has immense value as one of the most candid self-portraits of an artist ever written.

Author(s):
Robert Graves
Condition:
Fair
Dimensions:
14cm by 20.5cm by 4cm
Edition:
First Edition Third Impression
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
446
Publisher:
Jonathan Cape
Title:
Good-Bye To All That

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