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Review: The Wars

Avis d'utilisateur  - Michael - Goodreads

Moving account of one Canadian man's experience with World War 1. The novel is barely 200 pages, so what we have here is no sweeping coverage of the war, nor an in-depth immersion in the horrors. But ... Consulter l'avis complet

Review: The Wars

Avis d'utilisateur  - Debbie - Goodreads

When I saw The Wars was the April choice for the War & Literature Readalong, I wondered how I had never heard of this early novel by one of Canada's literary leaders. Since I've read it, I wonder all ... Consulter l'avis complet

Review: The Wars

Avis d'utilisateur  - DJ Kostrich - Goodreads

This book is one of my favourites, though I am partial to war stories. Findley captures such intense fragments of wartime, like old photographs whose ghostly figures stare out at you. All at once too ... Consulter l'avis complet

Review: The Wars

Avis d'utilisateur  - Rick Patterson - Goodreads

Simply one of the best novels ever, this is a stunning read because it immerses the reader so completely into the experience of Robert Ross that it's hard to extract oneself afterward. I found myself ... Consulter l'avis complet

Review: The Wars

Avis d'utilisateur  - David - Goodreads

I didn't enjoy this book as much as I had hoped to. The Wars is short, which I usually consider a positive, but it has so many characters! Nothing that is important to understanding Robert Ross is ... Consulter l'avis complet

Review: The Wars

Avis d'utilisateur  - JonSnow - Goodreads

Timothy Findley's "The Wars" was a novel which chronicles the events surrounding Robert Ross. I won't spoil anything, but I will say that it was a very moving book. There were a number of times I had ... Consulter l'avis complet

Review: The Wars

Avis d'utilisateur  - Janna Avon - Goodreads

There are two really great things going on in Timothy Findley's The Wars. Firstly, is the narrative technique. The book is written from the perspective of a historian trying to make sense of a moment ... Consulter l'avis complet

Review: The Wars

Avis d'utilisateur  - Paul - Goodreads

In 2011, Canadian parents challenged the inclusion of Timothy Findley's award-winning novel The Wars on a high school reading list, describing it as depraved and full of sex. I mentioned the challenge ... Consulter l'avis complet

Review: The Wars

Avis d'utilisateur  - Brad - Goodreads

This review was written in the late nineties (just for myself), and it was buried in amongst my things until today, when I uncovered the journal it was written in. I have transcribed it verbatim from ... Consulter l'avis complet

Review: The Wars

Avis d'utilisateur  - Joselito Honestly and Brilliantly - Goodreads

World War 1. The trench warfare. Principal protagonists both male, young and handsome. This, and Sebastian Faulk's "Birdsong" (another 1001 book which I would have reviewed, and given five stars, had ... Consulter l'avis complet


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