The German Prisoner
By (author) James Hanley
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German Prisoner by James Hanley
Book DescriptionBrilliant in its stark depiction of trench warfare in World War I, this lost classic was privately printed in a limited edition in 1930. British censors initially suppressed the short novel because of itstough antiwar viewsand sympathetic portrayals of German soldiers, and eventoday's readers may be unprepared for itsscenes of horrific battlefield carnageand men driven to madness byrelentless psychological stress. Providing a new view of an underappreciated Canadian author, the book also stands as a fascinating addition to the comparatively small shelf ofliterature by writers who fought in the Great War."
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781550960754
(221mm x 147mm x 5mm)
Imprint: Exile Editions
Publisher: Exile Editions
Publish Date: 30-Sep-2007
Country of Publication: Canada
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Author Biography - James Hanley
James Hanley wasa Canadian authorbest known in the 1930s and 1940s forhis many detective novels. Hiseventful early life included a childhood in Dublin, jumpingship in New Brunswick as a 15-year-old during World War I, enlistment in theCanadian army, and deployment to the European theater. Bruce Meyer is the author of more than20 books, including"The Golden Thread: A Reader's Journey Through the Great Books "and seven collections of poetry. He lives in Toronto."
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