Testament of Youth: An Autobiographical Study of the Years 1900-1925

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Penguin, 1933 - Authors, English - 661 pages
108 Reviews
Brittain’s pacifist and feminist memoir of the First World War, in which she served as a nurse in London, Malta, and in France at the front, is a classic account of an entire generation marked by fatal idealism and changed by war.
  

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User Review  - Patricia - Goodreads

This is unexpectedly stolid, a little bit wordy and often self consciously artful. I didn't warm to this book at the beginning but Brittain comes in to her own when she describes her life nursing ... Read full review

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User Review  - Lauren - Goodreads

This book wasn't bad so much as boring. Maybe a third of it was interesting and the rest not so much. Read full review

Contents

III
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IV
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V
94
VI
135
VII
205
VIII
239
IX
290
X
362
XI
427
XII
467
XIII
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Vera Brittain (1893-1970) served as a nurse in the British armed forces in World War I and afterward devoted herself to the causes of peace and feminism. She wrote twenty-nine books, of which Testament of Youth is the best-known.

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