Letter to an unknown soldier

Pullinger, K and Bartlett, N (2014) Letter to an unknown soldier. William Collins, Harper Collins, London. ISBN 9780008116842

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On Platform One of Paddington Station in London stands a war memorial featuring a life-size bronze statue of a soldier. He is reading a letter. No-one knows who the letter is from, or what message it contains. To mark the centenary of the First World War, authors Neil Bartlett and Kate Pullinger invited people from around the world to step aside from the more official ceremonies of commemoration and imagine themselves sitting down and writing that letter. Within the space of 5 weeks over the summer of 2014, 22,000 people wrote to the soldier. This book offers a selection of the best of those letters.

Item Type: Book
Subjects: D History General and Old World > DA Great Britain
N Fine Arts > NX Arts in general
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General)
P Language and Literature > PR English literature
Divisions: School of Writing, Publishing and the Humanities
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Date Deposited: 27 Mar 2015 17:31
Last Modified: 05 Jan 2022 15:16
URI / Page ID: https://researchspace.bathspa.ac.uk/id/eprint/5752
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