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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
40,227 members, 642 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
16,632 members, 364 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
20,157 members, 221 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 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
34,477 members, 346 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

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

5
36,662 members, 490 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

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

Thumbs down: Bluewolf0411

6
9,734 members, 117 reviews
3.43 stars (3.43 stars)

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

Explanations:

aulsmith (6): US Civil War battlefield.

7
16,992 members, 160 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

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

8
37,334 members, 1,001 reviews
4.31 stars (4.31 stars)

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

9
3,157 members, 53 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

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

Explanations:

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

10
48,326 members, 1,237 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

Lists: dara85 (1), ahef1963 (12)

11
6,077 members, 280 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (2), ahef1963 (6)

12
24,218 members, 535 reviews
4.28 stars (4.28 stars)

Lists: dara85 (2), ahef1963 (11)

13
3,396 members, 60 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: thorold (3), varielle (9)

14
1,939 members, 50 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: thorold (4), ahef1963 (7)

15
10,718 members, 164 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: varielle (6), ahef1963 (8)

16
3,808 members, 41 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 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
9,291 members, 331 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: Dilara86 (3), thecoroner (22)

18
21,272 members, 415 reviews
4.28 stars (4.28 stars)

Lists: dara85 (3), thecoroner (28)

19
5,501 members, 70 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: anglemark (8), thecoroner (10)

20
2,129 members, 13 reviews
3.52 stars (3.52 stars)

Lists: thorold (9), aulsmith (9)

Explanations:

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

21
2,064 members, 27 reviews
4.47 stars (4.47 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (8), thorold (12)

22
1,670 members, 35 reviews
4.29 stars (4.29 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (1)

23
3,975 members, 70 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
3,476 members, 66 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: thorold (15), thecoroner (33)

25
25,267 members, 398 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (2)

26
1,573 members, 25 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: thorold (2)

Explanations:

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

27
660 members, 22 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (3)

28
848 members, 51 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Lists: dara85 (4)

29
5,988 members, 160 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (5)

30
2,956 members, 171 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: dara85 (5)

31
1,716 members, 132 reviews
3.76 stars (3.76 stars)

Lists: anglemark (5)

32
6,052 members, 54 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (6)

33
1,231 members, 26 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (6)

34
967 members, 8 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: thorold (6)

35
868 members, 5 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: thorold (7)

36
30 members, 0 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: hipdeep (7)

37
3,017 members, 98 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: aulsmith (8)

38
1,115 members, 15 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: thorold (8)

39
1,357 members, 16 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (9)

40
10,152 members, 132 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (11)

41
5,899 members, 95 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: thorold (11)

42
2,916 members, 78 reviews
4.37 stars (4.37 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (12)

43
15,708 members, 621 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (13)

44
1,231 members, 17 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (13)

45
839 members, 14 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

Lists: thorold (13)

46
7,008 members, 88 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (14)

47
1,541 members, 38 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: ahef1963 (14)

48
1,233 members, 18 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: thorold (14)

49
1,237 members, 17 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (15)

50
717 members, 11 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: thorold (16)

51
4,791 members, 33 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (17)

52
987 members, 29 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: thorold (17)

53
32,483 members, 419 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.

54
7,320 members, 167 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: thorold (18)

55
2,568 members, 67 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (18)

56
5,863 members, 133 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (19)

57
4,309 members, 51 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: thorold (19)

Explanations:

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

58
11,494 members, 107 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (20)

59
3,329 members, 64 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (21)

60
11,460 members, 116 reviews
3.48 stars (3.48 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (24)

61
304 members, 15 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (26)

62
330 members, 6 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (27)

64
5,542 members, 82 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (32)

65
24,882 members, 714 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: thecoroner (34)

66
11,382 members, 240 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 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.

67
15,920 members, 286 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)
68
13,963 members, 676 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)
69
12,737 members, 362 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)
70
8,553 members, 227 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)
71
7,898 members, 175 reviews
4.3 stars (4.3 stars)
72
7,400 members, 561 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)
73
7,018 members, 393 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)
74
1,499 members, 83 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)
75
681 members, 29 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)
76
482 members, 42 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)
77
17,651 members, 1,183 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 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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