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THOMPSON (Edward) Lament for Adonis. 1st Ed., 315pp. VG in dw. Benn. 1932  #59300
[HLMainPic] Novel based on the author's experiences: "Each front of War had not only its own terrain, but its own psychology. Lament for Adonis brings into literature the sweep & splendour of Allenby's last break-through, the most overwhelming triumph in British arms. We live again breathless days, as they came through the memory of a man who experienced them..." - jacket note. Orig. cloth, VG in foxed but o/w VG & attractive dw. Note: Edward John Thompson, Methodist minister, scholar & writer, served with 2nd Leicesters as their chaplain, was awarded the MC & wounded. See illustrations on our website.   £85

     




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