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UNRUH (Fritz von) The Way of Sacrifice. 3rd Imp., 174pp. VG in dw. Knopf. 1928  #60011
[HLMainPic] Von Unruh was a Prussian officer but also a writer & by the time the high command ordered him to write a propaganda novel to spur on the army before Verdun he was becoming disillusioned & "Way of Sacrifice" underscores the "soul-shattering futility of modern war." Falls disliked the "futurist prose" but acceded that "those who like this sort of thing will like it very much." Near fine, orig. black cloth in scarce dw. See illustration on our website.   £125

     




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