Stories of the First World War

· 01/20/2019 ·

With the introduction of Edith Wharton's A Son at the Front to the public domain, it seemed a good opportunity to highlight the many World War I works available through Serial Reader.

They range from autobiographical - like E.E. Cummings' The Enormous Room and Henri Barbusse's Under Fire - to adventurous - such as in John Buchan's Richard Hannay series - to how the shockwave of war impacts those called to fight and their families as Rebecca West, Willa Cather, and Edith Wharton explore.

One of Ours
Willa Cather
53 issues
A Son at the Front
Edith Wharton
34 issues
The Thirty-Nine Steps
John Buchan
16 issues
The Return of the Soldier
Rebecca West
10 issues
The Enormous Room
E.E. Cummings
34 issues
Under Fire
Henri Barbusse
36 issues

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