Best fiction war books of all time

8.41  ·  4,262 ratings  ·  439 reviews
best fiction war books of all time

Best War Novels ( books)

To vote on existing books from the list, beside each book there is a link vote for this book clicking it will add that book to your votes. To vote on books not in the list or books you couldn't find in the list, you can click on the tab add books to this list and then choose from your books, or simply search. Discover new books on Goodreads. Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. Join Goodreads.
File Name: best fiction war books of all time.zip
Size: 95580 Kb
Published 08.01.2019

10 Best War History Books 2017

14 Of The Greatest Novels Inspired By War

Category: Entertainment. For better or worse, conflict is an inherent part of human nature. Over the centuries, however, society has managed to put up guards against the worst parts of ourselves by establishing and enforcing social norms. However, the few instances in which we allow ourselves to be as brutal and wicked as we truly are, is in war. There is a responsibility, in fact, for civilians to understand the cost of conflict if not personally, then at least in some broader intellectual sense.

Related Reviews and Shortlists

Top 10 Fiction Books ( Novels )

Essential reading on the timeless and terrifying topic of war, these are the novels that teach us the cost and sacrifice of conflict and remind us why, in a time when a tweet appears capable of triggering a nuclear stand off, we should remember the lessons of the past. Vonnegut's most famous novel alternatively titled The Children's Crusade — A Duty-dance With Death is notable not only for its harrowing portrayal of the fire-bombing of Dresden, but for its bizarre scenes set on the planet Tralfamadore where protagonist Billy Pilgrim falls in love with an abducted porn star. Released in , Slaughterhouse Five was one of the first novels to mix absurdist post-modernism and pop culture with straight-faced accounts of the Second World War. As Billy Pilgrim himself explains: "They were trying to re-invent themselves and their universe Science fiction was a big help.

Skip to main content. There's a problem loading this menu right now. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Get fast, free delivery with Amazon Prime. Amazon Best Sellers Our most popular products based on sales.

Although the horrors of war may never be perfectly recreated in words, writers all over the world have been known to draw a cavalcade of inspiration from such conflicts. Some writers focus on the bigger picture of a particular war, while others narrow it down to the struggles of a particular group or individual. But what all of them have in common is a desire to recreate in words the horrifying experience of warfare and how it shapes people and societies. There are millions of war novels in circulation all over the world, covering different events, times, and people. Below, in no particular order, are the first ten of thirty books military fans should read at least once in their lives. This is a satirical war novel authored by Ben Fountain. The sharp satire centers on the experience of a group of veterans from the Iraq War and, specifically, on the Specialist Billy Lynn of Bravo Squad.

0 thoughts on “The 30 greatest war novels of all time

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *