Men at Arms (Sword of honour) by Evelyn Waugh

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Number of Pages352
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ISBN 100316926280
ISBN 109780316926287

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‘Men at Arms’ () by Evelyn Waugh is the first part of Waugh’s ‘Sword of Honour’ trilogy of books (along with ‘Officers and Gentlemen’ and ‘Unconditional Surrender’).

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