'It is by now a rare experience to read a book on that war which seems wholly fresh and original, but this is such a book. A significant and fascinating contribution to our understanding of the period, and one which deserves to be widely read.' --Publishing News
'...both illuminating and moving in the face of cataclysmic suffering, while crucially retaining its intimacy' --Glasgow Herald, November 2008
'[a] fine book' --Seven (The Sunday Telegraph), December 2008
About the Author
WILL ELLSWORTH-JONES was chief reporter and then New York correspondent for the Sunday Times as well as holding senior editorial positions at the Telegraph Magazine, The Independent Magazine and Saga Magazine. His books for Aurum are a history of conscientious objectors in the First World War, We Will Not Fight, and Banksy: The Man Behind the Wall. He lives in London.
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