Review: FLY AWAY PETER by David Malouf

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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Review: FLY AWAY PETER by David Malouf

Beauty is a Sleeping Cat recently reviewed Fly Away Peter by David Malouf for the WWI Reading Challenge in 2012.  Here’s an excerpt:

There really are numerous ways to write about war. While some elements will always remain the same – especially when one of the novel’s themes are the trenches of WWII – accomplished authors, will still find a way to write something completely new. David Malouf’s Fly Away Peter is an excellent example for this.

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