Antique Fiction: The Return of the Soldier by Rebecca West 1st Edition Hardcover HC 1918 Century Co.


Title: The Return of the Soldier

Author: Rebecca West

Illustrator: Norman Price

Description: First Edition, First Printing, March 1918. Rebecca West's first novel. Light wear at head and foot of spine as well as fore edge corners. Very slight cocking to spine. Title on spine title a bit darkened. Crease to rear fep. No marks. Binding is sound. First edition, published, March, 1918. Book has been placed in a clear archival sleeve.

It "recounts the return of the shell shocked Captain Chris Baldry from the trenches of the First World War from the perspective of his cousin Jenny. The novel grapples with the soldier's return from World War I with mental trauma and its effects on the family, and the light it sheds on their fraught relationships." – Wikipedia. The Return of the Soldier was made into a movie in 1982.

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: The Century Co.

Place: New York

Year: 1918

ISBN: n/a

Language: English

Size: 4.75 x 6.75 inches.

Pages: 185 pages.

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