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Rebecca West Message Board 1/1/2012
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Author West's Book Reviews

The Return of the Soldier
The Return of the Soldier is about the effects of shell-shock on a soldier and the three women in his life. Rebecca West wrote The Return of the Soldier between the years of 1916 and 1917, during WWI, and set the action on an isolated country estate outside of London. In her novel, West shows the reactions of three female characters, Kitty, Jenny, and Margaret, to the altered condition of Kitty's husband, Chris. She shows how social changes imposed by ...