War Changes People, Though Not Necessarily for the Better

War Changes People, Though Not Necessarily for the Better

By Diane Leach

Predating Suite Française in time and tone The Fires of Autumn is an amazingly prescient look at war and greed. 6 May 2015 // 7:00 AM

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