‘It was my bitter leave-taking of England’, wrote Robert Graves in a prologue to the revised second edition of Goodbye to All That, ‘where I had recently broken a good many conventions.’
An autobiographical work by Robert Graves that describes firsthand the great shifts in English society following the First World War. Goodbye to All That, with its vivid, harrowing descriptions of the Western Front, is a classic war document, as well as one of the most candid self-portraits of an artist ever written.
Goodbye to All What?
Now I found myself asking: what was Robert Graves saying ‘goodbye’ to? When he published Goodbye to All That (1929), his startling memoir of his youth and his experiences on the Western Front in...Read more