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This is his memoir of the "Great War" and it's indelible impact on him and on a generation.
The book is a remarkable achievement worth reading even for those who may be glad the old days were left behind.
That, and the exceptional honesty of the book, which manages to be tell-all without being gossipy.
It may be that the earlier version was better. I am more that satisfied with this version. While I am at it: I suspect that the book jacket comment that this is the best biography... Read morePublished 28 days ago by Phred
An excellent, literate account of one British officer's four years in the hell of WWI. The cool, matter-of-fact writing from one of the most prolific and praised writers of modern... Read morePublished 1 month ago by DS
Goodbye to All That is the definitive memoir of the First World War from the British point of view. At its center is Robert Graves, a captain in the Royal Welch Fusiliers. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Carl Robinson
Fantastic picture of life in the trenches - horrifying really. I only had somewhat glorified ideas about this until I read this book. Good history. Interesting man. Read morePublished 2 months ago by sr
While there are portions of the book written with tongue firmly in cheek, altered to fit continuity, or reshaped for the need for drama, this remains one of the finest books on... Read morePublished 2 months ago by S. M.Silver
Graves' autobiography is an important contribution to the body of work expressing astonishment at the excesses of, and disillusionment toward, the forces behind the UK's... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Michael Moisio
One of the great memoirs of all time and a reminder of the horrible futility of war but humanity's inability to avoid it.Published 4 months ago by Eleanor O.
I had heard this was a good book but it really was quite horrid. It tells about a guy who grew up thinking the world owed him a living. Read morePublished 4 months ago by J. Meyer