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The Trenches

Frederic Manning

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Description:

LibriVox volunteers bring you 20 recordings of The Trenches by Frederic Manning. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for October 30, 2011 to mark this year's festivals of remembrance. Manning was an Australian poet living in England at the outbreak of the First World War. He enlisted in the King's Shropshire Light Infantry, and was in action at the Battle of the Somme. This poem paints a vivid picture of the horror of night in the trenches. (Introduction by Ruth Golding)

Language:

English

Narrators:

LibriVox Community

Length:

47m


Chapters

Free Sample

02:00

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

02:00


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

02:17


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

02:12


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

02:21


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

02:44


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

02:36


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

02:08


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

02:01


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

02:22


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

02:06


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

02:16


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

01:59


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

02:43


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

02:36


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

02:43


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

02:59


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

02:15


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

02:29


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

02:52


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

02:17