Highly recommended and readable by any person whether they have ever read poetry or not.
Owen writes with style and uses words in such a beautiful way that one can only wonder how he was able to do it.
This is a wonderful book, and one of the most powerful collections of anti-war poems ever put together.
This is a group of stunningly beautiful poems by probably the top World War 1 combat soldier poet.Published 2 months ago by wmackay
The poetry of Wilfred Owen has a certain rawness and honesty to it that does not glorify war but provides a very human perspective to the horrors of life in the trenches. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Albion by the Sea
Spellbinding and ghostly. Owen's s words are a perfect counterweight to amateur historians like myself who sometimes can become immersed in the political situations and logistical... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Carinellim
I ordered this book after learning about Owen in a movie that detailed his attempt to recover from the horrors of war while staying at an English special hospital for soldiers of... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Patricia W. Hays
The poems the young Englishman Wilfred Owen wrote stuck in the miserable trenches of WWI, before he was killed shortly before the armistice, give us a you-are-there feel of the... Read morePublished 15 months ago by Zoe Goorman
This is a really good book if you like poetry. Even better if you like poetry and the human condition during war. I wrote a paper on this guy and he was unique. Read morePublished on November 24, 2012 by bat12