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A fascinating collection of short stories by great writers that examine aspects of the first world war, from action in the trenches, to the psychological impact of war on individuals and their relationships, to heroic adventure stories, to ghosts and war graves.
A wonderful collection. "The King of Ypres", by John Buchan "War", by Sherwood Anderson. Great Short Stories of the War book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.
Additional Authors: Gerhard von GottbergC.E. MontagueGeo 4/5(3). The Great War gives many stories, all of different aspects of the war, whether it be from a wife of a soldier, or from the child of a soldier. While not a happy book per say, each individual story gives a glimpse of insight into the war fo The Great War was a very entertaining book to read/5.
While the overall 'end of the war' theme is appreciated, the stories being short in nature, felt a bit like rabbits being pulled out of hats and ultimately unlikely situations for the most part.
The authors are brilliant, I have read various books by each other them, and their writing is fantastic/5(87). A collection of Short Stories, books, essays, speeches, letters, and poems that concern themselves with the American Civil War ( - ).
This is a broad library containing novels like The Red Badge of Courage and Uncle Tom's Cabin, civil war stories by Ambrose Pierce, ppems from Julia Ward Howe and Emily Dickison, and historical documents including the Emancipation Proclamation, and.
No time for War and Peace. These great short books are all under pages. Warning: You'll want to : Dawn Raffel. "A World Undone is an original and very readable account of one of the most significant and often misunderstood events of the last century.
With an historians eye for clear headed analysis and a storytellers talent for detail and narrative, G.J Meyer presents a compelling account of the blunders that produced the world's first "great war" and set the stage for many of the tragic events that.
Achebe didn’t write many short stories (in the preface to his collection, Girls at War, he notes that “a dozen pieces in twenty years must be accounted a pretty lean harvest by any.
Vietnam War Books: Fiction The Sympathizer by Viet Thang Nguyen. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, this debut novel could fit into half a dozen genres of Vietnam war books from war narrative to immigrant story, from mystery to political, from metafiction to.
Némirovsky died in the camp but the first two books and her notebooks were published after the war. Telling the story of the German invasion of France, this is a historical narrative written.
50 Great Short Stories Zeynep Dal L 50 Great Short Stories This is an anthology from the best short fiction stories of the world, from the most famous writers.
If you’re interested in short stories this is a great book for you. Usually reading the same story for pages bores me, but in this book /5(). Like a music playlist I create to match a mood, I create short story playlists to break a book slump, or to sample a bunch of different authors’ writing.
As to where to find great stories, The New Yorker stories are generally best, but require a subscription if you read too many in a month.
The book features a selection of 71 short stories from accomplished creative writers of the world - duly translated in English where required. Each story is unique, conveys a powerful message, and is a lesson in creative writing/5(18).
All that said, this book is a beautiful love story and is also quite funny. It might be weird to admit this but if I recall correctly the book nearly made me cry — seriously. This book may be “about” war, but it is, like most of these books, mostly about people.
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The World's Greatest Short Stories Great and 20th-century writers from America, the United Kingdom, Ireland, and Western Europe Prime examples of the classic short story, these enduring literary treasures will be invaluable to students and teachers as well as to anyone who appreciates the finely turned s: This slim book contains, as the title suggests, short stories about the American Civil War, several of which appear to be memoirs rather than fiction.
Bierce fought in the war on the Union side. Although I have read a number of Civil War books, I think this is the first that was written by a veteran of that s: The Great War is an alternate history trilogy novel by Harry Turtledove, which follows How Few Remain.
It is part of Turtledove's Southern Victory series of novels. This trilogy is an alternative imaginary scenario of World War I, between andas a result of. True Stories of the Great War: Tales of Adventure--heroic Deeds--exploits Told by the Soldiers, Officers, Nurses, Diplomats, Eye Witnesses, Collected.
from Official and Authoritative Sources Volume 1 of True Stories of the Great War, Francis Trevelyan Miller. Antique Book "Great Modern Short Stories Hemingway Faulkner Buck Steinbeck. $ + $ shipping. Pocket Book # -- Short Stories. THE POCKET BOOK OF GREAT DETECTIVES – Pocket Book # -- Short Stories The Guns of Bull Run Joseph A Altsheler A Story of the Civil War's Eve Book.
$Seller Rating: % positive. In the course of my research for The Short Story and the First World War, I found short stories about the war to be moving, sad, wildly comical (both intentionally and unintentionally so), bizarre, and most of all, some topics didn’t come as a surprise – such as wartime bereavement or injury – their stylistic treatment often did.With his magnificent book, The Greatest Generation, beloved journalist Tom Brokaw coined a phrase that has become an indelible part of our vernacular and prompted subsequent generations to look more deeply into the sacrifices people made here and abroad, and the effect the war had on myriad the decades since the war, writers have found endless ways to show us what happened and.The interlinked short stories feature a protagonist named Tim O’Brien, looking back on his life in the war after coming home and meditating on what it all means.
The book is filled with clever plots and memorable characters. It also offers brilliant discourses on life, death, truth, fiction and the nature of war stories.