About this book
Focusing on the everyday lives of 20 individuals from around the world, this reveals a new way of looking at WWI. A bestseller in Sweden and Germany, its international scope and diversity will appeal to a broad audience. Englund is a strong new voice from Scandinavia and will change the face of narrative history. Follows sailors, soldiers, nurses and government workers from Britain, Russia, Germany and beyond.
Describing the experiences of twenty ordinary people from around the world, all now unknown, this title explores the everyday aspects of war: not only the tragedy and horror, but also the absurdity, monotony and even beauty.