Beauty and the Sorrow
The Great War, four devastating years told by eyewitness accounts. Describing the experiences of twenty ordinary people from around the world, all now unknown, he explores the everyday aspects of war not only the tragedy and horror, but also the absurdity, monotony and even beauty.
Following soldiers and sailors, nurses and government workers from Britain, Russia, Germany, Australia and South America. Peter Englund reconstructs their feelings, impressions, experiences and moods.
Hard cover, photographs, 532 pages