The middle parts of fortune Somme & Ancre, 1916 by Frederic Manning

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Published by Buchan & Enright in London .

Written in English

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Originally published, London , Piazza, 1929.

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StatementFredericManning ; introduction by Michael Howard.
SeriesEchoes of war
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR9619.3.M267
The Physical Object
Paginationvii,246p. ;
Number of Pages246
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22409083M
ISBN 100907675557

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The Middle Parts of Fortune. By Frederick Manning. Published by Penguin Classics () Bourne is a private fighting on the front.

He is under pressure to accept a commission and become an officer, but he prefers to be among the ranks, drawn into the universal struggle for survival in a world gone mad.

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