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A Separate Peace by John Knowles
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May 08, 2012

really liked it
bookshelves: owned-books, classics, 2012

I was amused with the mischievousness of these school boys. It looks like a simple story at first, then came the war and their happy adolescence ended. The novel has beautifully portrayed the psychological and social development impact of the dawning war on those happy-go-lucky school boys. Military draft, war thoughts, patriotism, & after-war dreams.

It is a beautiful sad story. The friendship, admiration, rivalry & betrayal that happened between Gene & Finny summed up the "sad" part.
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Reading Progress

May 8, 2012 – Shelved
May 8, 2012 – Shelved as: owned-books
May 15, 2012 – Started Reading
May 16, 2012 –
page 40
19.61%
May 17, 2012 –
page 80
39.22%
December 1, 2012 – Finished Reading
January 22, 2013 – Shelved as: classics
January 31, 2013 – Shelved as: 2012

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