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Death of a hero

Author: Richard Aldington
Publisher: London : Hogarth Press, 1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Leaving behind the Edwardian gloom of his embattled parents behind him, the hero of the novel George Winterbourne, escapes to Soho, which buzzes on the eve of war, with talk of politics, pacifism and free love. He paints, marries and takes a mistress. The perfect hero of his time whose destiny, like all those of that lost generation, is the bloody niightmare of the trenches.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Aldington, Richard, 1892-1962.
Death of a hero.
London : Hogarth Press, 1984
(OCoLC)563794232
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Aldington
ISBN: 0701206047 9780701206048
OCLC Number: 11347666
Description: 375 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Richard Aldington ; new introduction by Christopher Ridgway.

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Leaving behind the Edwardian gloom of his embattled parents behind him, the hero of the novel George Winterbourne, escapes to Soho, which buzzes on the eve of war, with talk of politics, pacifism and free love. He paints, marries and takes a mistress. The perfect hero of his time whose destiny, like all those of that lost generation, is the bloody niightmare of the trenches.

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