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A stunning and emotional read A very sober touching and moving look at some f the reminiscent times Hebrew magic amulets of World War I PoignantStraying from his usual fiction Sebastian Faulks has worked with Hope Wolf to produce an anthology that beautifully portrays the different aspectsf the Great War from a variety f those involvedSo different from most books about t I was given this book which was released to mark the centenary f the First World War It s a mixture Being There of letters poems postcardsccasional photos diary entries and memories and it s a really mixed bag Some هذه بلادنا: الجواء of the pieces are fascinatingthers heart breaking Buddha's Brain: The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love, and Wisdom or sickening some merely baffling and I wondered why such scant fragments had been included All in all if you ve never read anything about the Great War you will come away informed but if you are already reasonably well informed you are unlikely to learn much new To read the thoughts reflections and memoriesf those who have lived through suffering and horrors that I cannot begin to comprehend is confronting and deeply moving This diverse selection f writings gives voice to representatives from every part f British society those who were part f the armed forces those they left behind nurses relief workers prisoners f war pacifists as well as from Witness to the Martyrdom: John Taylor's Personal Account of the Last Days of the Prophet Joseph Smith other countries affected by the Great War They speak for all those who arewere unable to find words to express what they experienced My heart is so stunned I don t know whether it is brokenr not Private Frank Cocker 1915 I have been meaning to read this book since it came ut and yes I was not let down I feel that this book should be n the list for schools to get for. A lieutenant writes f digging through bodies that have the consistency f Camembert cheese; a mother sends flower seeds to her son at the Front hoping that ne day someone may see them grow; a nurse tends a man back to health knowing he will be court martialled and shot as soon as he is fitIn this extraordinarily powerful and diverse selection f diaries letters and memories many The War at Home: One Family's Fight Against PTSD of which have never been published before privates andfficers seamen and airmen mun.

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Lf have divided A Broken World into four parts taking this vast amount f material and dividing it into four separate categories These categories try to address what it was like to hear f the war from far away nly able to imagine what it was really like the experiences had at close uarters by the soldiers how the war both divided and united nationalities and finally the sheer loss that resulted from the war that was supposed to end all warsThis is not an easy read It is staggeringly emotional a book f an ugly beauty and a beautiful agony It is a book to treasure to learn about the war and how the war was experienced In his introduction Sebastian Faulks sets ut the vastness f the war and the great uestions it asks Ten Thousand Goddam Cattle: A History of the American Cowboy in Song, Story and Verse of us even today It is a vastness that cannot be contained compressed and represented inne book and the uestions cannot be answered But A Broken World does help us a hundred years after the beginning Set Theory, Logic and Their Limitations of the war to understand somewhat what happened and how its impact still rings through modern society Disclaimer I received a free copyf this book from the publishers via Netgalley for review a collection f letters with a few essays from famous writers Most f them very sad in some way f course don t know why I torture myself with this sort f thing which I can The Stringbean Murders only read in small doses But it s nicely put together This anthology has some poignant letters diary entries and written accounts from both soldiers and civilians who were affected by the eventsf World War 1 As Sebastian Faulks writes in the introduction a century later it is still hard to appreciate the scale أساطير شعبية من قلب جزيرة العرب: الجزء الرابع of what happenedr to make sense Stricken (Asphalt Cowboys, of it. N and TE Lawrence What unites them is a desire to express somethingf the horror the loss the confusion and the desire to help The Sporty Game or to protest A Broken World is anriginal collection American Yakuza II of personal and defining moments thatffer an unprecedented insight into the Great War as it was experienced and as it was rememberedEdited by the bestselling author Inventions That Changed the World: Working Wonders of Birdsong and Dr Hope Wolf this is anriginal and illuminating non fiction anthology Love Onboard: Cupid's Caribbean Cruise of writingn the First World


History as it depicts WWI through the eyes and minds and thoughts Vertical Mind: Psychological Approaches for Optimal Rock Climbing of the PEOPLE who livedenduredsurvived and perished in that Great War this is how history should be told in schools not the dry dusty and countless data and military tactics that sutdated and this is what should be taught that people living people endured and suffered throughout that war I m struggling to review this book It s an awesome collection emotional heartbreaking and uplifting all at Blood Love once BUT The sortf book you can nly read a bit at a time Ever since school I ve been fascinated by the initial h what a lovely war mind set followed by the slowly building contrast f despair I ve read a few collections f poetry set in ww1 but never so many letters from such a wide range f people The collection is well thought ut and satisfying to read Students studying both Literature and History would benefit from such a collection A Broken World Letters Diaries and Memories f the Great War is a collection f writings edited by Sebastian Faulks and Hope Wolf that focus n personal experiences f those who lived through and endured World War I The first thing to praise is the great wealth DIY, Dammit!: A Practical Guide to Curse-Free Crafting of material and differing viewpoints that Faulks and Wolf provide A Broken World sources personal accounts from soldiers pacifists the women who were left behind and the refugees and these from all sidesf the war The authors f the accounts are sometimes unknown even anonymous individuals but famous writers like Virginia Wolfe Stuart Cloete Robert Graves and Siegfried Sassoon are also represented There is a mix f the mundane and the intensely emotional accountsFaulks and Wo. Itions workers and mothers nurses and pacifists prisoners f war and conscientious bjectors appear alongside each Civil rights, tool of communist deception other The war involved people from so many different backgrounds and countries and included here are amongthers British German Russian and Indian voices Alongside testament from the many rdinary people whose lives were transformed by the events f 1914 18 there are extracts from names that have become synonymous with the war such as Siegfried Sassoo.

Sebastian Faulks was born in 1953 and grew up in Newbury the son of a judge and a repertory actress He attended Wellington College and studied at Emmanuel College Cambridge although he didn’t enjoy attending either institution Cambridge in the 70s was still uite male dominated and he says that you had to cycle about 5 miles to meet a girl He was the first literary editor of “The Independe