The Silence of Colonel Bramble

Andre Maurois' fictional account of his WW1 service


Andre Maurois


John Lane, The Bodley Head, London, 1930
The Silence of Colonel BrambleThe Silence of Colonel BrambleThe Silence of Colonel Bramble

Printing Details

Reprint (but first printing in the Week--End library series), hardback bound in the original red cloth with gilt titling to spine. 17.5 × 11.5cm, 226pp + ads.

During the First World War, the French author Andre Maurois served as a liaison officer with the British army. His novel Les silences du colonel Bramble (The Silence of Colonel Bramble) was his fictionalised account of that time. It was a best-seller when first published.


A very good copy. There is light bumping to the boards and a few spots of fading to the read but otherwise in very good shape.



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