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The middle parts of fortune : Somme & Ancre, 1916

Author: Frederic Manning
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1977.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Deep in the mud, stench of the Somme, Bourne is trying his best to stay alive. There he finds the intense fraternity of war and fear unlike anything he has ever known. Australian poet Frederick Manning's autobiographical novel was first published anonymously in 1929 due to the brutal honesty with which he wrote about the horror, the boredom, and the futility of war.
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Genre/Form: War stories
War fiction
Autobiographical fiction
Novels
Fiction
Fictional autobiographies
English fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frederic Manning
ISBN: 0312531850 9780312531850
OCLC Number: 2837544
Description: 246 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Frederic Manning.

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Deep in the mud, stench of the Somme, Bourne is trying his best to stay alive. There he finds the intense fraternity of war and fear unlike anything he has ever known. Australian poet Frederick Manning's autobiographical novel was first published anonymously in 1929 due to the brutal honesty with which he wrote about the horror, the boredom, and the futility of war.

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