The Return of the Soldier

by Pericles Lewis Rebecca West’s novel The Return of the Soldier was published in the last year of the first world war (1918). In the novel, a young war hero returns to his family estate having lost his memory of the war and the immediate pre-war years. Although he has married a woman of his… Continue Reading The Return of the Soldier

Rebecca West

Biography by Jessica Svendsen Novelist, journalist, critic, and feminist, Rebecca West (1892-1983) is considered one of the finest prose writers in twentieth-century England. Born Cicely Isabel Fairfield, she wrote under the penname Rebecca West. She has since become legendary, not only as an outspoken feminist and mistress of H.G. Wells, but also as the prolific… Continue Reading Rebecca West