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Max Egremont

Max Egremont
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Max Egremont was born in 1948 and studied modern history at Oxford University. He is the author of four novels and four biographies, including Siegfried Sassoon: A Life (FSG, 2005) and Forgotten Land: Journeys Among the Ghosts of East Prussia (FSG, 2011). Egremont is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.

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Some Desperate Glory
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Some Desperate Glory

Max Egremont
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

The story of World War I, through the lives and words of its poets

The hundredth anniversary of the outbreak of what many believed would be the war to end all wars is in 2014. And while...

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Forgotten Land
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Forgotten Land

Max Egremont
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Until the end of World War II, East Prussia was the German empire's farthest eastern redoubt, a thriving and beautiful land on the southeastern coast of the Baltic Sea. Now it lives only in history...

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