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Born in 1893, Vera Brittain won an exhibition to Somerville College, Oxford, in 1914, but a year later abandoned her studies to enlist as a VAD nurse. She served throughout the war, working in London, Malta and close to the Front in France. At the end of the war, with all of those closest to her dead, she returned to Oxford. Vera Brittain was a convinced pacifist, a prolific speaker, lecturer, journalist and writer, she devoted much of her energy to the causes of peace and feminism. She wrote 29 books in all, novels, poetry, biography and autobiography, but it was Testament of Youth which established her reputation and made her one of the best-loved writers of her time. She died in 1970.

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Testament of Youth An Autobiographical Study of the Years 1900-1925 by Vera Brittain
Testament of Youth An Autobiographical Study of the Years 1900-1925
Vera Brittain
TESTAMENT OF YOUTH is one of the most famous autobiographies of the First World War. It has now been made into a film, which has been scripted by Juliette Towhidi and is being produced by BBC Films and Heyday Films,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/11/2014
Testament of Youth by Vera Brittain
Testament of Youth
Vera Brittain
TESTAMENT OF YOUTH is one of the most famous autobiographies of the First World War. It has now been made into a film, which has been scripted by Juliette Towhidi and is being produced by BBC Films and Heyday Films,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/03/2014

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