The Vintage Book of War Fiction

Paperback $14.00

Vintage | Aug 27, 2002 | 416 Pages | 5-3/16 x 8 | ISBN 9781400030408

  • Paperback$14.00

    Vintage | Aug 27, 2002 | 416 Pages | 5-3/16 x 8 | ISBN 9781400030408

Table Of Contents

Introduction
BRUCE CHATWIN Volunteers
LOUIS-FERDINAND CÉLINE Could I Be the Last Coward on Earth?
DAVID MALOUF Invisible Enemies
ERICH MARIA REMARQUE How Long It Takes For a Man to Die!
A.D. GRISTWOOD The Wasteland
STRATIS MYRIVILIS The Beauty of the Battlefield
ERNEST HEMINGWAY Going Back
WILLIAM BOYD Narrow Escapes
SIEGFRIED SASSOON My Own Little Show
PAT BARKER Finished with the War
SEBASTIEN JAPRISOT The Woman on Loan
ISAAC BABEL Treason
LAURIE LEE Thank God for the War
ANDRÉ MALRAUX Crash
HEINRICH BÖLL The Postcard
KAY BOYLE Defeat
JEAN-LOUIS CURTIS The Forests of the Night
ELIZABETH BOWEN Everybody in London Was in Love
ALISTAIR MACLEAN Fire on the Water
ROBERT HARRIS Enigma
LOUIS DE BERNIÈRES Send in the Clowns
JOHN FOWLES Freedom
NORMAN MAILER We You Coming-to-Get, Yank
JAMES JONES No Choice
SHUSAKU ENDO We Are About to Kill a Man
MARTIN BOOTH Hiroshima Joe
LOUIS BEGLEY Wartime Lies
ITALO CALVINO Why Are the Men Fighting?
JOSEPH HELLER They Were Trying to Kill Me
MICHAEL ONDAATJE The Last Medieval War
JOHN HORNE BURNS My Heart Finally Broke in Naples
WOLFGANG KOEPPEN A Servant of Death
KURT VONNEGUT A Nazi City Mourned at Some Profit
JAMES SALTER The Hunters
TIM O’BRIEN How to Tell a True War Story
PHILIP CAPUTO Be Like the Forest
LARRY HEINEMANN Paco’s Story
CHRISTOPHER J. KOCH Welcome to Saigon
BAO NINH The Jungle of Screaming Souls
CHRISTOPHER JOHN FARLEY My Favourite War

Biographical Notes
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Acknowledgements

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