Good-Bye to All That

An Autobiography

Recommended by Wade Davis, and 1 others. See all reviews

Ranked #13 in World War I

An autobiographical work that describes firsthand the great tectonic shifts in English society following the First World War, Robert Graves's Goodbye to All That is a matchless evocation of the Great War's haunting legacy. In 1929 Robert Graves went to live abroad permanently, vowing 'never to make England my home again'. This is his superb account of his life up until that 'bitter leave-taking': from his childhood and desperately unhappy school days at Charterhouse, to his time serving as a young officer in the First World War that was to haunt him throughout his life. It also... more

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Wade Davis Of all the memoirs it is the most accessible, the best written and in many ways the most poignant of the memoirs that came from the soldiers. (Source)

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