Daniel Kukwa's Reviews > Sapper Martin: The Secret Great War Diary of Jack Martin

Sapper Martin by Richard van Emden
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Sep 02, 2011

really liked it
bookshelves: non-fiction
Read from September 02 to 03, 2011

As a first person account of war, it's outstanding -- and the eloquence of the author is quite amazing for a man who didn't go to university at that time. My only complaints are (1) later battle entries tend to blur together for me in my mind, and (2) I would have loved to read descriptions of life while on leave...but these are minor quibbles.

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