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NauenThen

British e-literature

Joyce, Pound, FMF, random dude (some rich guy, says Johnny)
My favorite novel is Parade's End, by Ford Madox Ford. I re-read it every couple of years and about it occasionally. Even though we own 3 copies, Johnny got the Everyman edition out of the library, with an intro by Malcom Bradbury. He mentions several WWI novels, most of which I'd never heard of, among them Futility by William Gerhardie, Disenchantment by C.E. Montague, R.H. Mottram's Spanish Farm trilogy, Death of a Hero by Richard Aldington, Middle Parts of Fortune by Frederic Manning (originally published in 1929 by "Private 19022," so incendiary was it), and In Parenthesis by David Jones. I had no idea if any of these were in print. To my surprise, three of them (Gerhardie, Aldington, Manning) are available as e-books. Why? Is there really an audience for them? I come by my interest in World War I via both my English grandfather, Jack Phillips, who was gassed & died 20 years later as a result (after siring me mum), and my dad, who was a little boy in Germany at the time.
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