Sur Le Front : War Stories (Classic Reprint)
Excerpt from Sur le Front: War Stories The Italian saying 'se non è vero è ben trovato' is never truer than when applied to short stories bearing upon events of the day, the work of capable writers. If not true in every detail such stories represent truth; they are the illustrations, so to speak, of a true state of things, they are truthful in their representation of mental attitude and physical possibilities; they lead to a true understanding of the people, the countries, the incidents they describe, the scenes among which they are pictured. And while the French are past masters in the art of writing a short story, the British boy and girl at school or college is unsurpassed in power of appreciation of a terse, well - told tale. Politicians may make treaties of Entente: the object of such treaties reciprocal cordiality and sympathy-must rest on a right understanding between nations of each other's nature and points of view. Such an understanding can only be arrived _at by intercourse, personal or literary, from youth up.' It is to our youth we must. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
- Paperback | 128 pages
- 152 x 229 x 7mm | 181g
- 28 Apr 2018
- Forgotten Books
- 6 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white