The War to End All Wars
edited: Saturday, January 10, 2009
By David L James
Rated "G" by the Author.
Posted: Friday, January 09, 2009
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To commemorate the 90th anniversary of the end of World War 1, Directory reviewers David and Ligaya James take a look at the literature engendered by that bloody conflict.
More than any other armed conflict The Great War (1914-18) continues to haunt us. In numerous schools and churches, the lists of those who gave their lives serve to remind us of the massive loss of life suffered. Indeed, Sebastian Faulks, the author of Birdsong, first became fascinated by by the war after reading in school assembly the names of old boys at his school who had perished in the conflict.