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every life has a depth and richness we cannot know.
this graphic novel is one chunk of a man's life after he was conscripted during the last half of WWII. Read more
I loved this book. I just happened to notice it in a new section of our library and picked it up. It is done in a comic book/graphic form by a Friench illustrator and covers the... Read morePublished 22 months ago by Daniel Parker
I agree with the reviewer that "war" in the title leads one to believe that there will be lots of fighting and dying in the book and in fact there's almost none. Read morePublished on November 23, 2012 by G. Powell
This is yet another ground-breaking graphic novel. The father of the graphic novel, Will Eisner, & his most well-known protege, Art Spiegelman; would both be thrilled with the... Read morePublished on May 14, 2012 by R. A. Frauenglas
Found this in the graphic novel section and picked it up for two reasons. I liked the drawing style, and the fact that its a depiction of real events, rather than a sci-fi or comic... Read morePublished on August 23, 2011 by Scott Berkun
Despite the evocative artwork, the inescapable fact of the matter remains that Alan Cope had, at most, a superficial encounter with war and the book reflects this. Read morePublished on August 3, 2010 by Bill Brush
Memory is a tricky thing. Decades later, looking back at a time when you were young, in a foreign land and under fire, you can be forgiven if you mistake a few things. Read morePublished on November 24, 2009 by GraphicNovelReporter.com
As a string of illustrated anecdotes "Alan's War" tells the story of a young WWII soldier from California who saw little action on the European front - though what he experienced... Read morePublished on October 1, 2009 by Ronald Scheer