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the war from far away only able to imagine what it was really like the war from far away only able to imagine what it was really like the had at close uarters by the soldiers how the war both African Literature 9 divided and united nationalities and finally the sheer loss that resulted from the war that was supposed to end all warsThis is not an easy read It is staggeringly emotional a book of an ugly beauty and a beautiful agony It is a book to treasure to learn about the war and how the war was experienced In his introduction Sebastian Faulks sets out the vastness of the war and the great uestions it asks of us even today It is a vastness that cannot be contained compressed and represented in one book and the uestions cannot be answered But A Broken Worldoes help us a hundred years after the beginning of the war to understand somewhat what happened and how its impact still rings through modern society Disclaimer I received a free copy of this book from the publishers via Netgalley for review a collection of letters with a few essays from famous writers Most of them very sad in some way of course Alien Conquest don t know why I torture myself with this sort of thing which I can only read in smalloses But it s nicely put together This anthology has some poignant
Letters Diary Entries And diary entries and accounts from both soldiers and civilians who were affected by the events of World War 1 As Sebastian Faulks writes in the introduction a century later it is still hard to appreciate the scale of what happened or to make sense of it. N and TE Lawrence What unites them is a Secrets of the TEAS® Exam Study Guide desire to express something of the horror the loss the confusion and theesire to help or to protest A Broken World is an original collection of personal and efining moments that offer an unprecedented insight into the Great War as it was experienced and as it was rememberedEdited by the bestselling author of Birdsong and Dr Hope Wolf this is an original and illuminating non fiction anthology of writing on the First World ,
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from his usual fiction Sebastian Faulks has worked with Hope Wolf to produce an anthologyhis usual fiction Sebastian Faulks has worked with Hope Wolf to produce an anthology beautifully portrays the ifferent aspects of the Great War from a variety of those involvedSo Conjure In African American Society different from most books about t I was given this book which was released to mark the centenary of the First World War It s a mixture of letters poems postcards occasional photosiary entries and memories and it s a really mixed bag Some Of The Pieces Are Fascinating Others of the pieces are fascinating others breaking or sickening some merely baffling and I wondered why such scant fragments had been included All in all if you ve never read anything about the Great War you will come away informed but if you are already reasonably well informed you are unlikely to learn much new To read the thoughts reflections and memories of those who have lived through suffering and horrors that I cannot begin to comprehend is confronting and Womens Political Activism in Palestine deeply moving Thisiverse selection of writings gives voice to representatives from every part of British society those who were part of the armed forces those they left behind nurses relief workers prisoners of war pacifists as well as from other countries affected by the Great War They speak for all those who arewere unable to find words to express what they experienced My heart is so stunned I Alien Commanders Bride (Draconians, don t know whether it is broken or not Private Frank Cocker 1915 I have been meaning to read this book since it came out and yes I was not letown. A lieutenant writes of igging through bodies that have the consistency of Camembert cheese; a mother sends flower seeds to her son at the Front hoping that one ay someone may see them grow; a nurse tends a man back to health knowing he will be court martialled and shot as soon as he is fitIn this extraordinarily powerful and Word Alchemy diverse selection ofiaries letters and memories many of which have never been published before privates and officers seamen and airmen mun. I feel that this book should be on
the list for schools to get for history as it WWI through the eyes and minds andlist for schools to get for history it The Black Renaissance in Francophone African and Caribbean Literatures depicts WWI through the eyes and minds and of the PEOPLE who livedenduredsurvived and perished in that Great War this is how history should be told in schools not thery An Endless Lie dusty and countlessata and military tactics that s outdated and this is what should be taught that people living people endured and suffered throughout that war I m struggling to review this book It s an awesome collection emotional heartbreaking and uplifting all at once BUT The sort of book you can only read a bit at a time Ever since school I ve been fascinated by the initial oh what a lovely war mind set followed
by the slowly building contrast of espair I ve read athe slowly building contrast of espair I ve read a collections of poetry set in ww A Broken World Letters Diaries and Memories of the Great War is a collection of writings edited by Sebastian Faulks and Hope Wolf that focus on personal experiences of those who lived through and endured World War I The first thing to praise is the great wealth of material and My Hero Academia memes for kids - Funny New Memes 2019 differing viewpoints that Faulks and Wolf provide A Broken World sources personal accounts from soldiers pacifists the women who were left behind and the refugees and these from all sides of the war The authors of the accounts are sometimes unknown even anonymous individuals but famous writers like Virginia Wolfe Stuart Cloete Robert Graves and Siegfried Sassoon are also represented There is a mix of the mundane and the intensely emotional accountsFaulks and Wolf haveivided A Broken World into four parts taking this vast amo. Itions workers and mothers nurses and pacifists prisoners of war and conscientious objectors appear alongside each other The war involved people from so many After the Tears different backgrounds and countries and included here are among others British German Russian and Indian voices Alongside testament from the many ordinary people whose lives were transformed by the events of 1914 18 there are extracts from names that have become synonymous with the war such as Siegfried Sassoo.