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Upon A Broken WorldHistory as it depicts WWI through the eyes and minds and thoughts of the PEOPLE who livedenduredsurvived and perished in that Great War this is how history should be told IN SCHOOLS NOT THE DRY DUSTY schools not the dry dusty countless data and military tactics that s outdated and this is what should be taught that people living people endured and suffered throughout that war I m struggling to review this book It s an awesome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 once BUT The sort of book ou can only read a bit at a time Ever since school I ve been fascinated by the initial oh what a lovely war mind "set followed by the slowly building contrast of despair I ve read "followed by the slowly building contrast of despair I ve read few collections of poetry set in ww1 but never so many letters from such a wide range of people The collection is well thought out and satisfying to read Students studying both Literature and History would benefit from such a collection A Broken World Letters Diaries and Memories of the Great War is a collection of writings edited by Sebastian Faulks and Hope Wolf that focus on personal experiences of those who lived through and endured World War I The first thing to praise is the great wealth 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 sides accounts from soldiers pacifists the women who were left behind and the refugees and these from all sides the war The authors of 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 of the mundane and the intensely emotional accountsFaulks and Wo. Itions workers and mothers nurses and pacifists prisoners of war and conscientious objectors appear alongside each other The war involved people from so many different backgrounds and countries and included here are among others British German Russian and Indian voices Alongside testament from the many ordinary people whose lives were transformed by the events of 1914 18 there are extracts from names that have become synonymous with the war such as Siegfried Sassoo. Lf have divided A Broken World into four parts taking this vast amount of material and dividing it into four separate categories These categories try to address what it was like to hear of the war from far away only able to imagine what it was really like *the experiences had at close uarters by the *experiences had at close uarters by the 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 of 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 out the vastness of the war and the great uestions it asks of us even today It is a vastness that cannot be contained compressed and represented in one book and the uestions cannot be answered But A Broken World does help us a hundred ears after But A Broken World does help us a hundred ears after beginning of the war to understand somewhat what happened and how its impact still rings through modern society Disclaimer what happened and how its impact still rings through modern society Disclaimer received a free copy of this book from the publishers via Netgalley for review a collection of letters with a few essays from famous writers Most of them very sad in some way of course don t know why I torture myself with this sort of thing which I can 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 events of World War 1 As Sebastian Faulks writes in the introduction a century later it is still hard to appreciate the scale of what happened or to make sense of it. N and TE Lawrence What unites them is a desire to express something of the horror the loss the confusion and the desire to help or to protest A Broken World is an original collection of personal and defining moments that offer an unprecedented insight into the Great War as it was experienced and as it was rememberedEdited by the bestselling author of Birdsong and Dr Hope Wolf this is an original and illuminating non fiction anthology of writing on the First World


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