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    A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway

The best American novel to emerge from World War I, A Farewell to Arms is the unforgettable story on an American ambulance driver on the Italian front and his passion for a beautiful nurse.

Year: 1929
Genre: LiteratureWorld War I

    The Enormous Room by e e cummings

Cummings spent three months in a French prison. From this experience came "The Enormous Room", a prose account of life in a military prison that contains no traces of bitterness or self-pity commonly found in such works. Instead, Cummings looked at the daily life and the strange characters in the enormous room with the playful eye and original wit so often apparent in his poems. Readers will delight in this early work by one of America's most unique literary voices.

Year: 1922
Genre: World War I

    The Given Day by Dennis Lehane

Set in Boston at the end of the First World War, captures the political and social unrest of a nation caught at the crossroads where past meets future. Filled with a cast of richly drawn, unforgettable characters, "The Given Day" tells the story of two families--one black, one white--swept up in a maelstrom of revolutionaries and anarchists, immigrants and ward bosses, Brahmins and ordinary citizens, all engaged in a battle for survival and power.

Year: 2008
Genre: World War I

    The Man from St. Petersburg by Ken Follett

His name was Feliks. He came to London to commit a murder that would change history. A master manipulator, he had many weapons at his command, but against him were ranged the whole of the English police, a brilliant and powerful lord, and the young Winston Churchill himself. These odds would have stopped any man in the world--except the man from St. Petersburg. The Man From St Petersburg is a dark tale of family secrets and political consequences. Ken Follett's masterful storytelling brings to life the dang

Year: 1982
Genre: EspionageWorld War I

    To the Last Man by Jeff Shaara

Spring 1916: the horror of a stalemate on Europe's western front. France and Great Britain are on one side of the barbed wire, a fierce German army is on the other. Shaara opens the window onto the otherworldly tableau of trench warfare as seen through the eyes of a typical British soldier who experiences the bizarre and the horrible-a "Tommy" whose innocent youth is cast into the hell of a terrifying war.

Year: 2004
Genre: World War I

 

TitleAuthorSeries

A Farewell to Arms Ernest Hemingway
The Enormous Room e e cummings
The Given Day Dennis Lehane Coughlin
The Man from St. Petersburg Ken Follett
To the Last Man Jeff Shaara