Henry Williamson The Patriot's Progress

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The Patriot's Progress

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This novel of one man's experiences in World War I captures to the full the grim flavour of the ordinary man caught up in a conflict over which he has no control. John Bullock is the archetypal soldier, fighting out of blind patriotism for a cause he does not understand.

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This starkly powerful novel of one man's experiences in the First World War captures to the full the grim experiences of the ordinary man caught up in a conflict over which he has no control. John Bullock is the archaetypal common soldier, fighting out of blind patriotism for a cause he does not understand, living through the bewilderment of his brutal initiation into army life, and finally facing the terrors of trench warfare on the battlefields of France. Illustrated with the original lino-cuts of William Kermode, this book draws upon Henry Williamson's own war experiences, and the combination of the text and illustrations creates a vivid and unforgettable portrayal of the war machine.

About the Author:

Henry Williamson is a very well known and respected writer. best known for his 'Tarka the Otter'book. He also wrote 'The Chronicles of Ancient Sunlight' a series of books which also fictionalise his own experiences during the Great War. He died in 1977.

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