Tuesday, November 29, 2005

Menin aede thea . . .

If you like the Iliad then you will be gripped by Ernst Junger's memoir of his experiences in the First World War, Storm of Steel. It takes the reader up in a whirlwind and hurls one on the terrible, breathtaking billows of fire that was trench warfare and merciless bombardment in the 20th century's first dreadful experiment with modern armed conflict.



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