War Fiction

Fiction in which war or battle plays a prominent role. The books must contain actual scenes of war, fighting, combat, battle, or the downtime between battles, or troop transport on trains, or the treatment of injuries sustained during the war, etc. Spying does not qualify. Extermination camps do not qualify. (There are other lists for them.)

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454 books · 248 voters · list created November 9th, 2010 by Lobstergirl (votes) .
Tags: fiction, war
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Susanna - Censored by GoodReads Come to think of it, though I voted for it, Herodotus does not belong on this list.


message 3: by Lobstergirl (new)

Lobstergirl I got rid of Herodotus. I also deleted Eye of the Needle - even though I voted for it - because it doesn't actually contain any war fighting or battle scenes. Just spying.


message 4: by Lobstergirl (last edited Sep 10, 2011 05:37PM) (new)

Lobstergirl I started the list because I wanted to put When We Were Orphans somewhere, with its scenes from the Second Sino-Japanese War of 1937-1945, but there was no list for general war fiction. Most of the fictional lists are WWII/Holocaust-related.


message 5: by Lobstergirl (new)

Lobstergirl Is History of the Revolt of the Netherlands by Friedrich von Schiller fiction?


Susanna - Censored by GoodReads I'm pretty sure it's non-fiction history.


message 7: by Lobstergirl (new)

Lobstergirl Wikipedia agrees...I'm going to delete it.


message 8: by Lobstergirl (new)

Lobstergirl Deleted Aimee & Jaguar which is nonfiction.


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