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In Parenthesis

David Jones

With a foreword by Sebastian Barry: David Jones’s masterwork of the First World War, aimed at a fiction audience.

7 in stock

£12.99
Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571347308
Date Published
01.11.2018
Delivery
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Summary

In Parenthesis is one of the greatest works to emerge from the First World War.

‘The holy book of twentieth-century visionary modernism. Ancient and brand-new, In Parenthesis is this island’s book of all books, an incomparable and ever-intensifying masterpiece. It is radical, beautiful, humane and mysterious. It is a book about war that has the power to defeat death. It is a living breathing mythic miracle of a book.’ Max Porter

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David Jones (1895-1974) was born in Kent. In 1915, then an art student, he went to war with the Royal Welsh Fusiliers, where he fought in the battles of the Somme and Ypres. In 1922 he began a long association with the artist Eric Gill. In Parenthesis, based on Jones’s experiences in World War I, was published in 1937, followed…

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