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War Stories

by Sebastian Faulks

War Stories Synopsis

In this unique and compelling anthology, Sebastian Faulks and Jorg Hensgen have collected the best fiction about war in the twentieth century. Ranging from the First World War to the Gulf War, these stories depict a soldier's experience from call-up, battle and comradeship, to leave, hospital and trauma in later life. Truly international in scope, this anthology includes stories by Erich Maria Remarque and Pat Barker, Isaac Babel and Ernest Hemingway, Heinrich Boll and Norman Mailer, JG Ballard and Tim O'Brien, Julian Barnes and Louis de Bernieres. Together they form a powerful and moving evocation of the horrors of war.

War Stories Press Reviews

A substantial and compelling read * Metro * An anthology that tries, in a century that has made an art form of killing, to make sense of it all * Guardian * The range is international, the impeccable standards of writing never dip. This is some of the finest writing about war * Independent on Sunday *

Book Information

ISBN: 9780099561156
Publication date: 6th February 2014
Author: Sebastian Faulks
Publisher: Vintage Classics an imprint of Vintage Publishing
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 416 pages
Categories: War & combat fiction, Short stories,

About Sebastian Faulks

Sebastian Faulks was born in April 1953. Before becoming a full-time writer in 1991, he worked as a journalist. Sebastian Faulks's books include A Possible Life, Human Traces, On Green Dolphin Street, Engleby, Birdsong, A Week in December and Where My Heart Used to Beat.

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