5 essential World War One reads

November 11, 2014, Article by Tom in Books


Today, November 11th, we remember those who have fallen whilst serving their country.

As this year marks the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War, here are 5 books about this most terrible of conflicts that we believe you should read.

5 essential World War One reads

All Quiet on the Western FrontAll Quiet on the Western Front – Erich Maria Remarque (1929)

books_pathsofgloryPaths of Glory – Humphrey Cobb (1935)

testamentTestament of Youth – Vera Brittain (1933)

storm of steelStorm of Steel – Ernst Jünger (1920)

birdsong1Birdsong – Sebastain Faulks (1993)

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