A Patriotic Schoolgirl (WWI Centenary Series) (Paperback)
A Patriotic Schoolgirl' is a work of juvenile fiction by Angela Brazil. The story is set during the First World War and tells of the intricacies of living in a girls' school in the early part of the 20th century. There are also German prisoners of war, spies, and misunderstandings, all thrown in for good measure. Originally published in 1918, this is not only an entertaining read, but also gives a valuable insight into how the Great War was depicted in contemporary literature. This book is part of the World War One Centenary series; creating, collating and reprinting new and old works of poetry, fiction, autobiography and analysis. The series forms a commemorative tribute to mark the passing of one of the world's bloodiest wars, offering new perspectives on this tragic yet fascinating period of human history. Each publication also includes brand new introductory essays and a timeline to help the reader place the work in its historical context.