Given the popular and scholarly interest in the First World War it is surprising how little contemporary literary work is available. This five-volume reset edition aims to redress this balance, making available an extensive collection of newly-edited short stories, novels and plays from 1914–19.



chapter 1|4 pages

Edmund Goulding

chapter 2|15 pages

God Save the King. A Play of The Moment

chapter 3|5 pages

Ernest Temple Thurston

chapter 4|79 pages

The Cost

chapter 5|3 pages

Frederick Lonsdale

chapter 6|22 pages

The Patriot

chapter 7|4 pages

Edward Knoblauch

chapter 8|14 pages

The Way to Win

chapter 9|6 pages

John G. Brandon

chapter 10|23 pages

For Those in Peril

chapter 11|5 pages

Berte Thomas

chapter 12|14 pages

For my Country

chapter 13|6 pages

Gwen John

chapter 14|25 pages

Luck of War. A Play in One Act

chapter 15|5 pages

Herbert Tremaine

chapter 16|23 pages

The Handmaidens of Death