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War Literature

Description: Literature that deals with war and its consequences. Please recommend good books on this topic and remove those that don't belong on the list.

Members: 12 participating members (show all)

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1
34,936 members, 540 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (1), varielle (1), Dilara86 (1), anglemark (2), hipdeep (2), aulsmith (2), Bluewolf0411 (5)

Thumbs down: thecoroner

2
13,721 members, 303 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: electrice (1), thorold (1), aulsmith (3), thecoroner (4), varielle (4), anglemark (7)

Explanations:

aulsmith (3): World War I on the Western Front

3
17,345 members, 189 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: Bluewolf0411 (2), ahef1963 (3), varielle (5), aulsmith (5), anglemark (6), thecoroner (25)

Explanations:

aulsmith (5): I personally find the misogyny in this book so bad as to make it unreadable, but others think it is an important book about war.

4
28,689 members, 282 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (1), varielle (2), hipdeep (3), anglemark (4), aulsmith (4)

5
32,208 members, 425 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: anglemark (1), aulsmith (1), ahef1963 (2), hipdeep (4)

Thumbs down: Bluewolf0411

6
7,928 members, 104 reviews
3.43 stars (3.43 stars)

Lists: Bluewolf0411 (1), thecoroner (5), aulsmith (6), varielle (7)

Explanations:

aulsmith (6): US Civil War battlefield.

7
14,547 members, 141 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: Bluewolf0411 (3), ahef1963 (4), varielle (8), thecoroner (23)

8
32,674 members, 903 reviews
4.33 stars (4.33 stars)

Lists: Bluewolf0411 (4), ahef1963 (5), aulsmith (10)

9
2,668 members, 42 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: anglemark (3), thorold (5), thecoroner (16)

Explanations:

thorold (5): One of the best satirical accounts of war. Ever.

10
43,754 members, 1,150 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: dara85 (1), ahef1963 (12)

11
4,895 members, 245 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (2), ahef1963 (6)

12
20,104 members, 476 reviews
4.28 stars (4.28 stars)

Lists: dara85 (2), ahef1963 (11)

13
2,921 members, 52 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: thorold (3), varielle (9)

14
1,607 members, 39 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: thorold (4), ahef1963 (7)

15
9,504 members, 143 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: varielle (6), ahef1963 (8)

16
3,310 members, 35 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (7), aulsmith (7)

Explanations:

aulsmith (7): I personally can't stand this book, but others think it's an important war novel.

17
8,380 members, 308 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (3), thecoroner (22)

18
18,364 members, 378 reviews
4.31 stars (4.31 stars)

Lists: dara85 (3), thecoroner (28)

19
4,626 members, 64 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

Lists: anglemark (8), thecoroner (10)

20
1,860 members, 9 reviews
3.51 stars (3.51 stars)

Lists: thorold (9), aulsmith (9)

Explanations:

aulsmith (9): Civilians in the Thirty Years War.

21
1,730 members, 23 reviews
4.44 stars (4.44 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (8), thorold (12)

22
1,505 members, 31 reviews
4.28 stars (4.28 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (1)

23
3,319 members, 51 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

Lists: thorold (10), thecoroner (29)

Explanations:

thorold (10): An account of Waterloo by someone who knew what war was really like.

24
3,014 members, 55 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: thorold (15), thecoroner (33)

25
21,142 members, 344 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (2)

26
1,296 members, 22 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Lists: thorold (2)

Explanations:

thorold (2): For my money, this is the best English novel about WW1

27
597 members, 17 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (3)

28
617 members, 38 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: dara85 (4)

29
5,083 members, 130 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (5)

30
1,411 members, 118 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Lists: anglemark (5)

31
5,318 members, 47 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (6)

32
1,070 members, 22 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (6)

33
843 members, 5 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: thorold (6)

34
758 members, 3 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: thorold (7)

36
2,553 members, 81 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (8)

37
969 members, 12 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: thorold (8)

38
1,135 members, 14 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (9)

39
8,410 members, 111 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (11)

40
4,797 members, 67 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: thorold (11)

41
2,188 members, 70 reviews
4.35 stars (4.35 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (12)

42
12,748 members, 581 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (13)

43
1,017 members, 14 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (13)

44
744 members, 9 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: thorold (13)

45
6,086 members, 75 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (14)

46
1,311 members, 35 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (14)

47
1,042 members, 18 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: thorold (14)

48
1,058 members, 10 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (15)

49
600 members, 9 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: thorold (16)

50
4,269 members, 31 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (17)

51
825 members, 26 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: thorold (17)

52
26,988 members, 357 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (10), thecoroner (31)

Thumbs down: aulsmith

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): More an urban revolution than a war.

53
6,135 members, 136 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: thorold (18)

54
2,065 members, 54 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (18)

55
4,749 members, 113 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (19)

56
3,779 members, 52 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: thorold (19)

Explanations:

thorold (19): Love it or hate it, it's definitely war and definitely literature...

57
9,391 members, 89 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (20)

58
2,842 members, 51 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (21)

59
9,314 members, 99 reviews
3.47 stars (3.47 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (24)

60
236 members, 15 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (26)

61
272 members, 4 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (27)

63
4,832 members, 79 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (32)

64
21,496 members, 654 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (34)

65
9,811 members, 209 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: varielle (3), ahef1963 (9)

Thumbs down: aulsmith, thorold

Explanations:

thorold (0): The War Trilogy is about the war; Brideshead is about what came before.

66
15,225 members, 1,090 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Thumbs down: aulsmith

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): While some of this got at the experience of being in occupied territory during the war, I thought on the whole the book was too fluffy, especially to be called literature.… (more)

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Started by: sturlington (March 2014)

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