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The Middle Parts Of Fortune: Text Classics by [Manning, Frederic]
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About the Author

Frederic Manning was born in Sydney in 1882. In 1903 he joined Arthur Galton, a former tutor and lifelong friend, in his English vicarage, and set out on a literary career, publishing polite poetry, essays, reviews and stories.
His subsequent experience in the army and in the appalling trench warfare at the Somme and at Ancre informed his great novel "The Middle Parts of Fortune," which was published anonymously in 1929. Stripped of the profanities of Manning's 'fine fuckin' mob' of soldiers, an expurgated edition appeared in 1930 under the title "Her Privates We." It became an immediate besteseller. Frederic Manning died in England in 1935.
Simon Caterson is a Melbourne-based freelance writer and the author of "Hoax Nation: Australian Fakes and Frauds from Plato to Norma Khouri."

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 873 KB
  • Print Length: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Text Publishing; Reprint edition (26 April 2012)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B007CAJZ5W
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 2.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #633,171 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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By SJP on 26 April 2014
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
Read several WW2 stories for a book group and found it very hard to get into, perhaps I was finding the same descriptions over and over, the same horrors and minutiae of memories, probably should try again in a few months!
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5.0 out of 5 stars I would recommend this by way of introduction to reading anything about ... 29 Sept. 2014
By kenneth a. warfield - Published on Amazon.com
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I would recommend this by way of introduction to reading anything about WWI. Fiction is often required when the subject matter is far too dense, fraught and difficult to internalize from non-fiction. We fail to "get" WWI and the facts are that it didn't really end until 1945-6 and the trails at Tokyo, Manila and Nuremberg.
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