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The Great Silence - Juliet Nicolson
The Great Silence
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780719562570 (0719562570)
Publisher: John Murray
Edition language: English
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4.0 The Great Silence 1918-1920: Living in the Shadow of the Great War by Juliet Nicolson
My Great War reading list got off to a decent start with this book. Nicolson is the grand-daughter of Harold Nicolson, a British representative at the Treaty of Versailles negotiations. She has written about the Edwardian period before, so she is well versed in this era of British history. She takes...
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2.0 "The Great Silence" Juliet Nicolson
I had high hopes for this book, and was looking forward to finding out more about the two years immediately after the end of World War 1 which presaged a period of enormous social change. The book takes a chronological approach, and gives almost every chapter a one word title (e.g. Wound, Hopelessne...
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5.0 The Great Silence
In The Great Silence Juliet Nicolson has a way of accumulating details that made me feel as if I was living in post-WWI Britain. Using sources that included archives, letters, diaries, newspaper articles and even interviews Nicholson tells moving personal anecdotes about both well known and lesser k...
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