One Great War has reviewed Fly Away Peter by David Malouf for the WWI Reading Challenge in 2012. Here’s an excerpt:
Beautifully written, very poetical, and manages to lift you above the mess while still somehow plunging you deeper into it (take that, snide seventeen-year-old self). Historical detail certainly feels “truthy”; nothing really jarred, and since this is more a prose poem than a work of historical fiction I’d be willing to let a bit of playing with the history slide.
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