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Rebecca West: The Return of the soldier

Hosted by the Consul of the Budapest Reader Circle Group
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Thu 07 Apr 18:00 - 19:30

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The Return of the Soldier is the debut novel of English novelist Rebecca West, first published in Protected content .
The novel 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, as well as the light it sheds on their fraught relationships.