Rebecca West

The Return of the Soldier

The debut novel of English novelist Rebecca West, first published in 1918. The novel recounts the return of the shell-shocked Captain Chris Baldry from the trenches of the First World War from the perspective of his cousin Jenny. The novel grapples with the soldier's return from World War I with mental trauma and its effects on the family, and the light it sheds on their fraught relationships.
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