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Barbusse

[bar-bys] /barˈbüs/
noun
1.
Henri
[ahn-ree] /ɑ̃ˈri/ (Show IPA),
1873?–1935, French journalist and author.
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  • Save in the last chapter, wherein Barbusse expounds his ideas on social questions, we do not make the author's acquaintance.

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  • Barbusse's story is that of a single squad, almost entirely composed of workers and peasants.

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  • Not until we have read Men in Battle do we fully appreciate Barbusse's chariness in the use of material effects.

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  • For the common soldiers view of the war there is no better book than Le Feu by Barbusse.

British Dictionary definitions for Barbusse

Barbusse

/French barbys/
noun
1.
Henri (ɑ̃ri). 1873–1935, French novelist and poet. His novels include L'Enfer (1908) and Le Feu (1916), reflecting the horror of World War I
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