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Rebecca West
Birth date: December 21, 1892
Died: March 15, 1983
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Obsidian Blue
Obsidian Blue rated it 2 years ago
Please note that I gave this book 4.5 stars, but rounded it up to 5 stars on Goodreads.I read this story for The Dead Writers Society, 2016 Genre Fiction August 2016 book. This story is (expletive) up. Seriously. You have a husband and wife separated by World War I. The husband's cousin is living wi...
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ReaderMarija's Reviews rated it 3 years ago
Lost chances and missed opportunities, resignation, change, war, suppression and oppression are among the themes surrounding West’s novel. For such a short novel, it is heavy. The heaviness is pervasive and there is no sense of reprieve for any of the characters. The novel’s narrator does begin her ...
Mommy, am I cult?
Mommy, am I cult? rated it 3 years ago
review to come
A sort-of book blog
A sort-of book blog rated it 4 years ago
The Return of the Soldier is an interesting read for several reasons, not least because it is a female authored book about the very male topic of the shell shock that often resulted from World War One. It's stylistic, and overly simplistic in places, and yet despite this it is extremely effective in...
Blackbird's Book Blog
Blackbird's Book Blog rated it 4 years ago
We should all be reading more Rebecca West - she just writes like a dream. I'm amazed at how she managed to make this so subtle and complex and beautiful.
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