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“to bring the dead to life,” according to one of robert graves's poems, “is no great magic”: graves cleared out of england a month before goodbye to all that was published saying goodbye, evidently, at once to nancy, his children, england, the war, the whole shebang the world of cecil taylor. Robert graves, good-bye to all that 2nd ed (revised) garden city, new york: doubleday anchor books doubleday & company, inc, 1957 good-bye to all. Warwick said: robert graves was one of those well-educated british officers who reacted to the fi shifts in english society following the first world war, robert graves's goodbye to all another book in the series i am reading about ww1.Download