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Testament Of Youth


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About the Author

Vera Brittain (1893-1970) grew up in the north of England. At the end of the war she moved to Oxford where she met Winifred Holtby, author of South Riding.


Remains one of the most powerful and widely read war memoirs of all time

Vera Brittain's heart-rending account of the way her generation's lives changed is still as shocking and moving as ever
*Sunday Telegraph*

A heartbreaking account of the impact of the First World War on a stout-hearted, high-minded young woman
*Sunday Times*

Like the much-misunderstood poppy, Testament both memorializes and warns ... to remain uninformed is actually life-threatening
*Times Literary Supplement*

Sublimely moving . . . this is a truly great book . . . should be compulsory reading for the nation's debauched and aimless yobs and yobettes
*Daily Mail*

Essential reading, not just as an anti-war polemic but as a portrait of a whole generation of young people who were totally ill-prepared and whose lives were utterly changed within four momentous years
*Historical Novels Review*

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