In Parenthesis by David Jones

In Parenthesis is a semi-autobiographical novel set during World War I, focusing on the experiences of a British infantryman from his enlistment to his injury in the Battle of the Somme. The narrative combines prose and poetry to depict the harsh realities of war, including the camaraderie between soldiers and the chaos and horror of battle. The novel is noted for its detailed and realistic portrayal of trench warfare and its exploration of the psychological impact of war on soldiers.

The 1789th greatest book of all time


Published
1937
Nationality
British
Type
Fiction
Pages
200-250
Words
47,000
Original Language
English

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