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The Thin Red Line

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Moves so intensely and inexorably that it almost seems like the war it is describing'' The New York Times Book Reviewbr>br>''Is it really worth it to die, to be dead, just to prove to everybody that you''re not a coward?''br>br>On Guadalcanal in the south Pacific, the soldiers of C Company are about to enter the war. The men know they face their baptism of fire. But none know if they will be one of ''the lucky ones'' to make it safely off the island. From Captain Stein, who feels like a father to his troops, and ''Mad'' Sergeant Welsh, condemning all nations while swigging gin from his canteen, to Private Bell, who just wants to get home to his wife, they will discover the line that divides sanity from madness, and life from>br>A scathing critique of heroism, The Thin Red Line is among the greatest masterpieces of war>br>''The men are real, the words are real, death is real, imminent and immediate'' Los Angeles Times>

Product details

Authors James Jones, James Jones
Publisher Penguin Books Uk
Languages English
Product format Paperback / Softback
Released 05.06.2014
EAN 9780141393247
ISBN 978-0-14-139324-7
No. of pages 528
Dimensions 130 mm x 200 mm x 25 mm
Series Modern Classics
Penguin Modern Classics
Penguin Modern Classics
Penguin Classics
Modern Classics
Subjects Fiction > Narrative literature

FICTION / Historical / General

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