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39 Most Widely Read War Novels: Introduction and Plot Summaries
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Guides: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,180. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2016 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
This book includes the introduction and summaries of 39 most widely read war novels from different writers from different countries. All these novels have their highly distinct place in the history of world literature.
A White Man's War - An Historical Novel of the Boer War and Mafeking
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,770. Language: British English. Published: August 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Themba Jabulani is sentenced to death, by firing squad, for stealing a kid goat. His crime; trying to save his family from starving. The railway yards at Mafeking, surrounded by 6000 Boer commandos, are the key to communications between Bulawayo and Kimberley. This is a war with strange rules. A war where innocents will be sacrificed and heroes made.
Literature Companion: All Quiet On the Western Front
Series: A Quick Guide, Book 62 · Study Guides: English Literature, Book 235. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,310. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The story explores the mental trauma and changes in behavior shown by the soldiers who have come back from the war. “All Quiet On the Western Front” was first published in the German newspaper Vissische Zeitung in the year 1928. After one year it was published in the book form.
Words of Wisdom: Ernest Hemingway
Series: Great Oratory, Book 18 · Study Guides: English Literature, Book 313 · A Quick Guide. Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 8,570. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Fiction » Classics
Hemingway is presumably the only writer who rose to the appreciable heights through his simple and uncomplicated writing style. He never went for ostentatious display of words and sentences, and that is why he is favorite among the readers from all classes.
Literature Help: "For Whom the Bell Tolls"
Series: A Quick Guide, Book 32 · Study Guides: English Literature, Book 173. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,740. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
The story is set in the war zone. Jordan, the central character, is on an assignment to blow a bridge, working with the guerrilla fighters. During the course of events, he comes across Maria, a guerrilla fighter, whose parents had been killed by the Fascist soldiers and she had been raped by a group of soldiers.
Maddalena - Mussolini's 'Daughter of the Wolf'
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,510. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Maddelana is a loyal and enthusiastic young fascist in Mussolini's Italy, but her world is about to be smashed and broken beyond all recognition by World War Two. This is a true account of a teenager that lived in Italy during World War Two. Through the eyes of Maddelana, we see the struggle of ordinary Italians under the oppressive rule of Mussolini's Fascist State.