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In the Green Tree: The Letters and Short Stories of Alun Lewis

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Through his letters home and six short stories, Alun Lewis paints a vibrant picture of life in India as a British serviceman during World War II. Intimate, vivid, observational, and always filled with emotion, this is a rare literary example of one Welshman’s experience of empire and war.
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Overview


Through his letters home and six short stories, Alun Lewis paints a vibrant picture of life in India as a British serviceman during World War II. Intimate, vivid, observational, and always filled with emotion, this is a rare literary example of one Welshman’s experience of empire and war.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781902638874
  • Publisher: Parthian Books
  • Publication date: 10/28/2006
  • Series: Library of Wales Series
  • Pages: 190
  • Product dimensions: 5.30 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author


Alun Lewis was one of the generation of writers born in the first two decades of the 20th century who contributed significantly to Welsh literature through the medium of English. He is the author of The Last Inspection, Prepared in India, and Raiders' Dawn and Other Poems, among other works.
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Table of Contents


Letters from India
The Voyage     7
Prospect of India     9
India     19
Burma     79
Short Stories
Night Journey     85
The Raid     95
The Earth is a Syllable     107
Ward 'O' 3 (b)     115
The Orange Grove     143
The Reunion     165
Afterword   John Pikoulis     179
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