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Missing of the Somme

Author: DYER, GEOFF
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Pub Date: 08/11/2012
Publisher: CANONGATE BOOKS LTD
ISBN: 9780857862723
Availability: In stock
Quick overview 'The great Great War book of our time.' Observer
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Head bowed, rifle on his back, a soldier is silhouetted against the going down of the sun, looking at the grave of a dead comrade, remembering him. A photograph from the war, is also a photograph of the way the war will be remembered. It is a photograph of the future, of the future's view of the past. Geoff Dyer's classic book is an original and personal meditation upon war and remembrance. It weaves a network of myth and memory, photos and films, poetry and sculptures, graveyards and ceremonies that illuminate our understanding of, and relationship to, the Great War.

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