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To the slaughterhouse

Author: Jean Giono
Publisher: London : Peter Owen ; Chester Springs, PA : Distributed in the USA by Dufour Editions, 2004.
Series: Peter Owen modern classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Fiction
War stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Giono
ISBN: 0720612128 9780720612127
OCLC Number: 55731886
Notes: Novel.
Originally published : London : Peter Owen, ©1969.
Description: 215 pages ; 19 cm.
Contents: War spells ruin for your rams, your ewe-rams and your crops --
The shepherds halt --
The raven --
Julia remembers --
The charity of the world --
The bluebottle --
The salt of the Earth --
Regotaz --
There will be no pity --
Waiting --
Verdun --
News from Joseph --
The captain --
Fire in the blood --
Santerre --
The tin box --
News from Casimir --
Joseph's left hand --
To the slaughterhouse --
The shepherd's blessing.
Series Title: Peter Owen modern classics.
Other Titles: Grand troupeau.
Responsibility: Jean Giono ; translated from the French by Norman Glass.

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'One of the most terrible and moving novels of war to have been written in our time.' - LISTENER 'Few books about the first world war have achieved a sharper intensity.' - SUNDAY TELEGRAPH 'Giono's Read more...

 
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