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Undertones of War
3.81
'Undertones of War' is a 1928 memoir by Edmund Blunden, based on his experiences in France and Belgium from late 1915 to early 1918. It does require s ...more
Oct 15, 2012
Apr 09, 2012
 
Letters from a Lost Generation: First World War Letters of Vera Brittain and Four Friends - Roland Leighton, Edward Brittain, Victor Richardson, Geoffrey Thurlow
4.29
Letters from a Lost Generation, is a collection edited by Mark Bostridge and published in 2008, of the letters between Vera Brittain, her brother Edwa ...more
Oct 22, 2012
May 01, 2012
 
Somme Mud
4.28
Somme Mud is a memoir by E. F. Lynch, written in the 1920s, and published in 2006. This book has been repeatedly called the Australian All Quiet on th ...more
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Apr 16, 2012
 
Beneath Hill 60
3.70
Beneath Hill 60 by Will Davies, is a 2011 non-fiction account of the tunnelling activities of the war, with particular emphasis on the 1st Australian ...more
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Jun 28, 2012
 
The Secret Battle
4.06
The Secret Battle, a 1919 book by A. P. Herbert, available free at Project Gutenberg. It is fairly short, but very well worth it for the amazing descr ...more
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Jun 14, 2012
 
The Shadow of the Wind
4.22
Pretty good generally, with an interesting story and an amazing portrait of Barcelona under Franco. But the female characters were all TERRIBLE, and t ...more
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Sep 17, 2011
 
All Quiet on the Western Front
3.87
What really works about this book is the details. A lot of the context is missing, and it instead operates in postcards, showing the lack of control o ...more
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Oct 30, 2011
 
Regeneration (Regeneration, #1)
4.02
Regeneration by Pat Barker is a 1994 novel about the inhabitants of Craiglockhart Psychiatric Hospital in Edinburgh. Historical figures appearing as c ...more
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Oct 27, 2011
 
Bad Characters: Sex, Crime, Mutiny, Murder and the Australian Imperial Force
3.80
"Bad Characters: Sex, Crime, Mutiny and Murder in the Australian Imperial Force" by Peter Stanley is a 2010 non-fiction book that does what it says on ...more
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Apr 15, 2012
 
Leviathan (Leviathan, #1)
3.90
Leviathan is a 2009 YA novel by Scott Westerfield, which recasts World War I as a conflict between “Darwinists”, who use genetically-engineered animal ...more
Apr 09, 2012
Sep 18, 2011
 
The Night Circus
4.01
The Night Circus, a 2011 novel by Erin Morgenstern, is remarkable for a) starting life as a NaNoWriMo novel, and b) being written in 3rd person, prese ...more
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Nov 17, 2011
 
The Winter Of The World: Poems Of The Great War
4.33
When I bought this, I’d been toying with buying a WWI poetry anthology for a while, and this was just a flat-out cover-purchase, because I was tossing ...more
Jan 30, 2012
Jan 05, 2012
 
Goodbye to All That
4.05
This was a very matter-of-fact and calm autobiography of Graves’s early years, up until 1929. The early parts, when he is at school, are interesting i ...more
Oct 27, 2011
Oct 27, 2011
 
My Dear I Wanted to Tell You
3.81
My dear I wanted to tell you is a 2011 novel by Lousia Young about young up-and-coming officer Riley Purefoy, the girl he loves, his CO, the girl he l ...more
Nov 21, 2011
Nov 20, 2011
 
Birdsong
4.04
Birdsong is a 1993 novel by Sebastian Faulks, about Stephen Wraysford, an orphan cum clothmerchant cum homewrecker cum infantry officer perpetually st ...more
Dec 19, 2011
Nov 17, 2011
 
Testament of Youth: An Autobiographical Study of the Years 1900 - 1925
4.18
Testament of Youth is Vera Brittain’s 1933 memoir of her youth, her time as a VAD, and her struggle to adapt to living on after the war when practical ...more
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Nov 17, 2011
 
Fly Away Peter
3.28
Fly Away Peter is a 1982 novel (well… novella) by David Malouf. I read this in about three hours (it’s probably 40-50,000 words) and I am going to das ...more
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Jan 13, 2012
 
Her Privates We
3.97
This book was originally published in limited release in 1929, then as an expurgated edition entitled "The Middle Parts of Fortune" in 1930. The unexp ...more
Jun 28, 2012
Apr 09, 2012
 
The Great Gatsby
3.85
Now is time for a revelation. I am in my mid-twenties, and until a month ago, I had never read the Great Gatsby. Gasp, I know. Well, I picked up the g ...more
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Feb 17, 2011
 
The Lions of Al-Rassan
4.26
Jehane was a great character - proving you can write decent female characters in fantasy novels. I enjoyed Rodrigo and Ammar's bromance. Fascinating s ...more
Sep 27, 2012
Sep 20, 2012
 
Passage (The Sharing Knife, #3)
3.85
Paused for now. Might finish it one day.
Apr 29, 2012
Sep 04, 2010
 
Shalador's Lady (The Black Jewels, #8)
4.31
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Dec 15, 2012
 
King Charles II (Part One)
3.95
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Feb 17, 2011
 
The Toll-Gate
3.82
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Sep 04, 2010
 
Royal Escape
3.07
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Sep 04, 2010
 
Black Sheep
3.93
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Sep 04, 2010
 
Charity Girl
3.45
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Sep 04, 2010
 
Beauvallet
3.58
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Sep 04, 2010
 
The Unknown Ajax
4.01
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Sep 04, 2010
 
Faro's Daughter
3.89
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Sep 04, 2010
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