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7 edition of Her Privates We found in the catalog.

Her Privates We

by Frederic Manning

  • 96 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Serpent"s Tail .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • First World War fiction,
  • Modern fiction,
  • General,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - Historical,
  • Historical - General,
  • Fiction / General

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsWilliam Boyd (Introduction)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8975011M
    ISBN 101852427175
    ISBN 109781852427177

    Her Privates We Frederic Manning. Publisher: Serpent's Tail 0 2 0 Summary First published privately in as The Middle Parts of Fortune, Her Privates We is the novel of the Battle of the Somme told from the perspective of Bourne, an ordinary private. All about Reviews: Her Privates We by Frederic Manning. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers/5(12).

    Frederic Manning was an expatriate Australian aesthete-turned-journalist-turned-soldier who wanted his readers to understand was it was like to have fought in the trenches of World War One. His haunting autobiographical novel became an international bestseller in the s and no less an authority than Ernest Hemingway described it as “the best and noblest book of men in . Her Privates We and over one million other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Learn more. Books › Literature & Fiction › 4/5(32).

    Read "Her Privates We" by Frederic Manning available from Rakuten Kobo. First published privately in as The Middle Parts of Fortune, Her Privates We is /5(3). Used - Very Good. Her Privates We This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far. Money back guarantee if you are not satisfied/5().


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"I am sure it is the book of books so far as the British Army is concerned."--Lawrence of Arabia "A unique and extraordinary novel"--William Boyd. First published privately in as "The Middle Parts of Fortune, Her Privates We" is the novel of the Battle of the Somme told from the perspective of Bourne, an ordinary by: “The finest and noblest book of men at war” Ernest Hemingway The classic novel of the Great War, set during the battle of the Somme.

Her Privates We book Her Privates We Her Privates We book the story of Private Bourne, an ordinary soldier dealing with extraordinary circumstances/5(). Buy Her Privates We Main by Manning, Frederic (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(72). "The finest and noblest book of men and war that I have ever read."--Ernest Hemingway "I am sure it is the book of books so far as the British Army is concerned."--Lawrence of Arabia "A unique and extraordinary novel"--William Boyd First published privately in as The Middle Parts of Fortune, Her Privates We is the novel of the Battle of the Somme told from Cited by: The book is an account in the vernacular of the lives of ordinary soldiers.

The protagonist, Bourne, is the filter through which Manning's experiences are transposed into the lives of a group of men whose qualities interact in response to conflict and comradeship. “Frederic Manning’s Her Privates We: A Mystery of the Great War.” St Born: 22 JulySydney, New South Wales.

Her Privates We by Frederic Manning First published: (published as The Middle Part of Fortune in ). Rating: stars Reviewed by: Jen Find it/Buy it here: Her Privates We Her Privates We refers to the common soldiers who fought during World War I.

The novel is the fictionalized account of the. Her Privates We by Frederic Manning ( pages, Serpent’s Tail, ) Almost everyone enjoys a good detective story, and Her Privates We is a mystery tale of the first order.

Although not your typical whodunit, this novel—in its early editions—comprised three mysteries: First, who wrote it. Addeddate Identifier Identifier-ark ark://t1wd94f81 Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi Scanner Internet Archive Python library dev4.

Summary: Frederic Manning's Her Privates We is a haunting First World War novel. Based upon the author's memories of the Battle of the Somme, the book has a terrifying realism, and its events linger in the reader's mind.

First published privately in as The Middle Parts of Fortune, Her Privates We is the novel of the Battle of the Somme told from the perspective of Bourne, an ordinary private. A raw and shockingly honest portrait of men engaged in war, 'that peculiarly human activity', the original edition was subject to 'prunings and excisions' because the bluntness of language was thought.

"I am sure it is the book of books so far as the British Army is concerned."—Lawrence of Arabia "A unique and extraordinary novel"—William Boyd. First published privately in as The Middle Parts of Fortune, Her Privates We is the novel of the Battle of the Somme told from the perspective of Bourne, an ordinary private.

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Discussion of themes and motifs in Frederic Manning's Her Privates, We. eNotes critical analyses help you gain a deeper understanding of Her Privates, We so you can excel on your essay or test. Her Privates We, by Private (Frederic Manning) (read 21 Mar ) This book drips with authenticity, even though it is told as a fiction.

I should say, rather, that it actually happened in the latter half of but the names are fictitious/5(5). Genre/Form: Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Manning, Frederic. Her privates, we. London, P. Davies [] (OCoLC) Material Type. Get this from a library. Her privates we.

[Frederic Manning; William Boyd] -- A novel of the Battle of the Somme told from the perspective of Bourne, an ordinary private. A raw and shockingly honest portrait of men engaged in war, "that peculiarly human activity," the original.

An undisputed classic of war writing and a lasting tribute to all who participated in the war, Her Privates We was originally published as written by 'Private '. Championed by Ernest Hemingway, Ezra Pound, TS Eliot and TE Lawrence, it has become recognised as a classic in the seventy years since its first publication.

[I read Her Privates We] every year to remember how things really were so that I will never lie to myself or anyone else about them -- Ernest Hemingway One of the very best writers we have -- T.

S. Eliot The book of books as far as the British army is concerned -- TE Lawrence The best of our war novels -- E. M. Forster Manning's masterpiece incredibly 4/5(K).First published privately in as The Middle Parts of Fortune, Her Privates We is the novel of the Battle of the Somme told from the perspective of Bourne, an ordinary private.

A raw and shockingly honest portrait of men engaged in war, 'that peculiarly human activity', the original edition was subject to 'prunings and excisions' because the 5/5(1).Frederic Manning’s Her Privates We: A Mystery of the Great War.

David Hein. David Hein is a Senior Fellow at the George C. Marshall Foundation (Lexington, Virginia). With Andrew Chandler he is coauthor of Archbishop Fisher, – Church, State and World (Routledge). This essay on a classic novel of the First World War continues a discussion that Jigs Gardner .