ebooks and download videos Search All  Title  Author 
Home / Nonfiction / Literary Criticism / Poetry

The Childhood of Edward Thomas

| £12.14 | €13.65 | Ca$19.70 | Au$19.44
by Edward Thomas
What is this?DRM-EPUB | by download   add to wish list
The Childhood of Edward Thomas by Edward Thomas

Killed at Arras in 1917, Edward Thomas left behind him a short, vivid history of his own early life, covering the period from his birth to his entry into St Paul's. Though a fragment, in many senses it is far more: in the words of its author 'no less than an autobiography . . . an attempt to put down on paper what [this author] sees when he thinks of himself from 1878 to about 1895'.

The Childhood of Edward Thomas was not published until 1938, over two decades after Thomas originally showed the manuscript to a publisher. Those eventual publishers, Faber & Faber, were building on their release two years earlier of Thomas's Collected Poems, for which he was becoming best known.

This edition includes Edward Thomas's 'War Diary,' a record of the last three months of his life when, as an elderly - at thirty-eight - subaltern he fought among the misery of the trenches.

To witness Thomas's childhood memoir and wartime diaries in such close proximity is to have a moving incarnation of his distinctive voice, its clarity and - even in war - its unfailing attention to his fellow-creatures.

To view this DRM protected ebook on your desktop or laptop you will need to have Adobe Digital Editions installed. It is a free software. We also strongly recommend that you sign up for an AdobeID at the Adobe website. For more details please see FAQ 1&2. To view this ebook on an iPhone, iPad or Android mobile device you will need the Adobe Digital Editions app, or BlueFire Reader or Txtr app. These are free, too. For more details see this article.

SHARE  Share by Email  Share on Facebook  Share on Twitter  Share on Linked In  Share on Delicious
or call in the US toll free 1-888-866-9150 product ID: 747095

Ebook Details
Pages: 176
Size: 197 KB
Publisher: Faber Finds
Date published:   2015
ISBN: 9780571310050 (DRM-EPUB)

DRM Settings
Copying:not allowed
Printing:not allowed
Read Aloud:  not allowed

This product is listed in the following categories:

Nonfiction > Biography & Autobiography
Nonfiction > Literary Criticism > Poetry

This author has products in the following categories:

Nonfiction > Poetry
Nonfiction > Biography & Autobiography > Literary
Nonfiction > Nature
Nonfiction > History
Nonfiction > Biography & Autobiography
Nonfiction > Literary Criticism > Poetry
Fiction > Short Stories (single author)
Nonfiction > Poetry > English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Nonfiction > Travel > Europe > Great Britain

If you find anything wrong with this product listing, perhaps the description is wrong, the author is incorrect, or it is listed in the wrong category, then please contact us. We will promptly address your feedback.

Submit 5 page SummaryWhat is this?

© 2016