Back by Henry Green

"Back" is a novel about a British man who returns home after being a prisoner of war during World War II. He struggles to adjust to civilian life and is haunted by the loss of his lover, who died while he was away. As he tries to move on, he becomes entangled in a complicated relationship with his lover's half-sister, leading to a poignant exploration of love, loss, and the human capacity for resilience.

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