Thursday, February 04, 2016

12 Powerful War Novels that Transcend War

Off the Shelf
By Matt Gallagher    |   Wednesday, February 03, 2016

That war stories must occur in strange lands far from home, filled with bullets and blood, remains a powerful fallacy. The consequences and effects of war can’t be contained so neatly. Stories of war are stories of love, stories of loss and longing, stories of hope. Stories of war are stories of before and after, of inheritance and memory. The best stories of war are so much more than stories of armed conflict. They are stories of humanity.
Here are twelve novels of war that explore exactly that. READ MORE

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