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The Sorrow of War: A Novel of North Vietnam
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on April 25, 2015
You can read the first chapter and be done with it. The writer was clearly depressed throughout the story. Very dark.
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on April 16, 2015
Great Read.
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on March 13, 2015
Expectations were met. Thanks very much.
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on January 20, 2015
You must read this if you have any interest in what went on in this Vietnam war.Not our Western view at all.
This will affect your mind!
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on January 7, 2015
One more reason to wonder why we brought so much suffering to the Vietnamese. This is a great book, similar to All Quiet on the Western Front. Too bad George Bush didn't read it at Yale. Might not have made a difference, I suppose.
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on December 5, 2014
Good book. Helped me to realize that the troops on the other side felt the same things we did, and that we all belong to the same human race.
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on November 7, 2014
Print to small for me to read.
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on October 25, 2014
I found this a somewhat difficult book to become involved in. It is perhaps reflective of the difficulties of translation particularly when much of the writing is to do with the authors inner thoughts & feelings rather direct historical facts.
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on August 28, 2014
It's been awhile since I last read this but I remember it as a powerful account of the Vietnam war from a Vietnamese perspective.
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on August 13, 2014
fine
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