Back is, according to Jeremy Treglown in his introduction, "Henry Green's most extended attempt to plumb the world of the hunted - and haunted". First published in 1946, it has indeed remained one of Green's most haunting, elegiac novels and one of the most enduring to have focused on the individual human tragedy of the war.
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Wonderful, strange, innovative book. The last page is one of the most affecting things I've read for a long time. How did people survive surviving a war for existence itself? i know that 50s britain ... Read full review
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In this tender, true, beautifully written book, people try to free themselves from their memories and get back to living. Charley, just back from a German prison camp and a war that took one of his ... Read full review