The Great War


All Quiet on the Western Front
The Guns of August
Goodbye to All That
Testament of Youth
The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914
Storm of Steel
To End All Wars: A Story of Loyalty and Rebellion, 1914-1918
The Great War and Modern Memory
Catastrophe 1914: Europe Goes to War
Rites of Spring: The Great War and the Birth of the Modern Age
Regeneration (Regeneration, #1)
Birdsong
The Absolutist
The Beauty and the Sorrow: An Intimate History of the First World War
The Return of the Soldier
A Countess Below Stairs by Eva IbbotsonRilla of Ingleside by L.M. MontgomeryHattie Big Sky by Kirby LarsonA Death-Struck Year by Makiia LucierUprising by Margaret Peterson Haddix
YA set in the 1910s
96 books — 47 voters
It Was the War of the Trenches by Jacques TardiGoddamn This War! by Jacques TardiThe Great War by Joe SaccoC'était la guerre des tranchées by Jacques TardiLa muerte blanca by Robbie Morrison
The Great War comics
63 books — 5 voters

A Test of Wills by Charles ToddWhose Body? by Dorothy L. SayersMaisie Dobbs by Jacqueline WinspearRiver of Darkness by Rennie AirthBerlin Noir by Philip Kerr
Great War Veterans as Detectives
42 books — 17 voters
Listening for Lions by Gloria WhelanVoyage on the Great Titanic by Ellen Emerson WhiteHattie Big Sky by Kirby LarsonAll-of-a-Kind Family by Sydney TaylorLike the Willow Tree by Lois Lowry
Middle Grade Fiction set in the 1910s
159 books — 23 voters

Kingdoms Fall - The Laxenburg Message by Edward Parr1915 by Roger McDonaldThe Wars by Timothy FindleyYanks by John S.D. EisenhowerKingdoms Fall - The Korniloff Affair by Edward Parr
World War I
33 books — 5 voters
All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria RemarqueSomewhere in France by Jennifer RobsonMy Dear I Wanted to Tell You by Louisa YoungRegeneration by Pat BarkerBirdsong by Sebastian Faulks
WWI Historic Fiction
142 books — 45 voters

The end of the war was not celebrated in the Socialist Standard...The four year's madness had shown the so-called socialists of the world in their true colours: Kautsky, Jack London, the advocates of international brotherhood everywhere had chosen nationalism and militarism in the hour of trial.The ILP in Britain had rejected the war, but its association with the Labour Party deprived it of all credit in the eyes of the SPGB.The members who had come through the war were confirmed as never before ...more
Robert Barltrop

M.J. Rose
They called it the Great War, but that implied worthiness and grandeur, not violence and helplessness and the utter waste and devastation our country, our city, our people endured.
M.J. Rose, The Secret Language of Stones

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