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The Penguin Book of First World War Stories

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Dec 18, 2007 | 432 Pages
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    Dec 18, 2007 | 432 Pages

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Table Of Contents

The Penguin Book of First World War StoriesIntroduction
Further Reading
A Note on the Texts

1. Front

Arthur Machen, ‘The Bowmen’
‘Sapper’ (Herman Cyril McNeile), ‘Private Meyrick—Company Idiot’
C. E. Montague, ‘A Trade Report Only’
Richard Aldington, ‘Victory’
Anne Perry, ‘Heroes’
Mary Borden, ‘Blind’
Katherine Mansfield, ‘An Indiscreet Journey’
Joseph Conrad, ‘The Tale’
A. W. Wells, ‘Chanson Triste’

2. Spies and Intelligence

Arthur Conan Doyle, ‘His Last Bow’
W. Somerset Maugham, ‘Giulia Lazzari’
John Buchan, ‘The Loathly Opposite’

3. At Home

Rudyard Kipling, ‘Mary Postgate’
Stacy Aumonier, ‘Them Others’
John Galsworthy, ‘Told by the Schoolmaster’
D. H. Lawrence, ‘Tickets, Please’
Radclyffe Hall, ‘Miss Ogilvy Finds Herself’
Hugh Walpole, ‘Nobody’

4. In Retrospect

Harold Brighouse, ‘Once a Hero’
Katherine Mansfield, ‘The Fly’
Winifred Holtby, ‘The Casualty List’
Robert Graves, ‘Christmas Truce’
Muriel Spark, ‘The First Year of My Life’
Robert Grossmith, ‘Company’
Julian Barnes, ‘Evermore’

Maps
Places of the Western Front
Glossary
Military Abbreviations
Notes
Biographies
Acknowledgements

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