The finest and noblest book of men in war that I have ever read. I read it over once each year to remember how things really were so that I will never lie to myself nor to anyone else about them (Ernest Hemingway ?I am sure it is the book of books so far as the British Army is concerned? Lawrence of Arabia
This unique and extraordinary novel, the finest novel, in my opinion, to have come out of the First World War (William Boyd (from his Introduction)
A new edition of a classic First World War novel, a brilliant and bitter picture of human conflict.
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