Sir Osbert Sitwell was born in London on 6 December 1892, during the First World War Sitwell served as an officer in the Grenadier Guards, in France from 1914 to 1917. His experiences left him with hatred of war. Sitwell was the author of poems, short stories, novels and memoirs. The majority of his poetry is light and satiric. Though his earlier poem The Winstonburg Line (1919), was markedly pacifist in tone. His short stories include Triple Fugue (1924); the novel Before the Bombardment (1926), a novel describing the shelling of Scarborough in 1914 and its effect on the lonely, genteel female society of the town; Collected Poems and Satires (1931)
This book is in great conditions and covers the many works of this writer.
Size: 8 x 6 Inches
Pages: 292 Pages
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