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This is a realllly long book.
Earlier this year, when I saw the movie based on Winter's Tale, I was so disoriented by the adaptation that I thought I had misremembered the... Read more
A wonderfully moving narration of an old man's life during a very long walk in Italy.Published 16 days ago by David E. Eppenstein, Jr.
I just couldn't get into it. Very disappointing. Just when I thought it was getting better it started dragging again.Published 21 days ago by lori zimmerman
The best novel I've read in the last 20 years. Mesmerizing prose, fabulous story telling, and great character development. Read morePublished 22 days ago by Guillermo Placido
This is one of those epic novels that you wish would go on forever, even though it is a long read. Helprin gives us a novel of war even though it doesn't seem especially gruesome... Read morePublished 1 month ago by suszee
One of Helprin's best, an inspiring account and unique slant on WW1. He is endlessly descriptive yet concise.Published 1 month ago by Daniel L. Clark
The author writes with a magical, poetic style. I had visions of "Dr Zhivago." The book is very long and sometimes lapses into tedious wanderings. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Nana
I thought this was one of the best books I have read in a very long time. There is a tremendous lesson about what is important in life. I highly recommend it.Published 1 month ago by thomas cordingly
If you are a fan of figurative language, voluminous colorful description of setting/tone/background, and in-depth character analysis you will enjoy A Soldier of the Great War. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Chuck Ashford