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The missing of the Somme

Author: Geoff Dyer
Publisher: London : Phoenix, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'Head bowed, rifle on his back, a soldier is silhouetted against the going down of the sun, looking at the grave of a dead comrade, remembering him. A photograph from the war, is also a photograph of the way the war will be remembered. It is a photograph of the future, of the future's view of the past. We will remember them' Relying more on personal impressions than systematic analysis, Geoff Dyer weaves a network  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Art
Art and the war
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Geoff Dyer
ISBN: 9780753827543 0753827549
OCLC Number: 430501229
Notes: Originally published: London: Hamish Hamilton, 1994.
Description: xiii, 157 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Geoff Dyer.

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Insights into the monuments, films, graveyards and poems that the Great War left behind - a moving, intriguing and illuminating de-coding.  Read more...

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