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By Peregrine Acland,Ford Madox Ford,Brian Busby,James R. Calhoun

One of Canada’s such a lot painful and breathtaking images of a soldier’s existence through the First global conflict.

Peregrine Acland’s novel All Else Is Folly is an irreplaceable depiction of the Canadian event within the First international struggle. greater than only a devastating portrayal of the terrors and hardships of trench conflict, the unconventional is additionally a profound meditation at the nature of guy, one who attracts on either the Nietzschean thought of guy as warrior and Havelock Ellis’s suggestion of guy as lover. Subtitled "a story of struggle and passion," the radical was once whatever of a bestseller in its time and drew major serious compliment. Canadian best Minister Sir Robert Borden remarked: "No extra brilliant photo has been painted of what warfare intended to the common soldier."

initially released in 1929, Acland’s warfare tale had transatlantic luck, with variations released below the Constable imprint in England, and by way of Coward-McCann and Grosset & Dunlap within the usa. The Canadian variation released via McClelland & Stewart loved 3 printings. This new version marks a go back to print after greater than 8 many years.

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