In this unique and compelling anthology, Sebastian Faulks has collected the best fiction about war in the 20th century. Ranging from the First World War to the Gulf War, these stories depict a soldier`s experience from call-ups battle and comradship to leave, hospital and trauma in later life. Truely international in scope, this anthology includes stories by Erich Maria Remarque and Pat Barker, Issac Babel and Ernest Hemingway , Heinrich Boll and Norman Mailer, JG Ballard and Tim O`Brian Julian Barnes and Louis de Barnieres. Together they form a powerful and moving evocation of the horors of war.
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"The range is international, the impeccable standards of writing never dip. This is some of the finest writing about war" ( Independent on Sunday)
"An anthology that tries, in a century that has made an art form of killing, to make sense of it all" ( Guardian)
"A substantial and compelling read" ( Metro)
'An anthology that tries, at the close of a century that has made an art-form of killing, to make sense of it all.' Guardian
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