The Great Silence

By Juliet Nicolson

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Publish Date: 2010

In this book, Juliet Nicolson explores a fascinating moment in history, the years between 1918 and 1920, a painful reckoning for those who had lived through the peaceful Edwardian times and found themselves faced with a new and challenging reality.  Thanks to her insightful focus on daily life, Nicolson captures the fears and struggles of some as well as others’ desire for a different future.