The Secret Life of War: Journeys Through Modern Conflict

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War has changed. In the past, states clashed and battles were fought between armies. Today superpowers are pitted against warlords.

The Observer's chief foreign correspondent Peter Beaumont, takes us into the guts of modern conflict. He visits the bombed and abandoned home of Mullah Omar; discovers a deserted Al Qaeda camp where he finds documents describing a plan to attack London; talks to young bomb-throwers in a Rafah refugee camp.

Unflinching and utterly gripping, The Secret Life of War is a deeply personal and defining vision of the inner, secret nature of modern war.

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"An intelligent, deeply perceptive work drawn from nearly two decades of experience reporting conflict" ( The Times)

"Magnificent - this book should be required reading" ( Tribune)

"Beaumont's account of war reporting in the Middle East is astonishing, not least for its careful detail and his self-searching honesty. A superb piece of work" ( Esquire)

"Beaumont's book is on a different plane to the others and will outlast many of them" ( Sunday Times)

" The Secret Life of War is an awesome read, the best enquiry into killing and suffering I've encountered. A plea for resolution, a document of brutal honesty, the bare truth: in it beats the pulse of being there in the throes of modern conflict" (Tim Page)

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`Modern war is...about complexity and uncertainty, and in his accounts of his journeys through conflict, Beaumont certainly evokes this'

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