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The sword of honor.

From captivity to freedom.

by Hannibal Augustus Johnson

  • 5 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by the Society in Providence .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States. Army. Maine Infantry Regiment, 3rd (1861-1864),
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Prisoners and prisons

    • Edition Notes

      StatementBy hannibal A. Johnson,
      GenrePersonal narratives.
      SeriesPersonal narratives of events in the war of the rebellion, being papers read before the soldiers and sailors historical society. 6th ser.-no. 6
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE464 .R47 6th ser.
      The Physical Object
      Pagination72 p.
      Number of Pages72
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6525870M
      LC Control Number10032762
      OCLC/WorldCa1546116

        In a review of Evelyn Waugh’s The Sword of Honor trilogy, Didion reveals what she means when she calls someone a writer. For although a fictional account of Guy Crouchback, a middle-aged English aristocrat fighting in World War II, Didion calls The Sword of Honor a true story, because it follows a man who “attempts to make a social cause a.   Sword of Honor capped off Waugh’s literary career. Written during the s and early s (Waugh died in ), the books were lavishly praised. Even so, the trilogy has been largely overshadowed by Waugh’s Brideshead Revisited and even his other novels.

      Though often somber, the Sword of Honour trilogy is also a brilliant comedy, peopled by the fantastic figures so familiar from Waugh's early satires. The deepest pleasures these novels afford come from observing a great satiric writer employ his gifts with extraordinary subtlety, delicacy, and human feeling, for purposes that are ultimately anything but satiric. Men at Arms is the first novel in Waugh's brilliant Sword of Honor trilogy recording the tumultuous wartime adventures of Guy Crouchback ("the finest work of fiction in English to emerge from World War II" - Atlantic Monthly), which also comprises Officers and Gentlemen and Unconditional Surrender.

        Buy a cheap copy of The Sword of Honour Trilogy book by Evelyn Waugh. (Book Jacket Status: Jacketed)This trilogy of novels about World War II, largely based on his own experiences as an army officer, is the crowning achievement of Free shipping over $/5(5). A world of honor and rich history soaked in tradition and blood, David Kirk once again paints a picture of devotion, duty, and rebellion the likes of which are rarely heard of today. Sword of Honor is a rollercoaster ride of violence and drama interlaced with personal growth, inner turmoil, and unrequited love.


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