Backs To The Wall
A Larrikin on the Western Front
by G. D. Mitchell
Allen & Unwin, 2007, paperback with photographic inside covers, b/w frontispiece, ISBN 9781741752052
Very Good Condition, minor edge and shelf wear, uncreased spine, very minor watermark at bottom fore-edge (only lightly visible for first doz pages) (see photographs)
'In this gripping account, George Deane Mitchell relives the horror and the humour of an Australian soldier on the Western Front in World War I. Backs To The Wall was originally published in 1937. This re-issue - with commentary by Robert Macklin, author of Jacka VC - will allow a new generation of readers to fall under the spell of this forgotten Australian classic.