Goodbye to All That
In 1929 Robert Graves went to live abroad permanently, vowing 'never to make England my home again'. This is his superb account of his life from his childhood and desperately unhappy school days, to his time serving as a young officer in the First World War.
Containing memorable encounters with fellow writers and poets, Goodbye to All That, is a classic war document, and also has immense value as one of the most candid self-portraits of an artist ever written.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - untraveller - LibraryThing
Last 50 pages or so were quite good....Graves knew many exceptional people. [on T.E. Lawrence)"To him painting, sculpture, music, and poetry were parallel activities, differing only in the medium used ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Chris_El - LibraryThing
War effects different people in different ways. Some it strengthens their convictions about matters of faith and some it weakens. Tolkien and Graves are two examples of such differing effects. Some ... Read full review