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User Review  - Kammbia1 - LibraryThing

This is an incredible, epic novel about a man looking back at his life and revealing his story to a young man. Mark Helprin is one of my favorite writers and A Soldier of the Great War is a must read for those who love language, storytelling, and fantastical adventures. Read full review

Review: A Soldier of the Great War

User Review  - Irene - Goodreads

The book opens and closes with 74-year-old Alessandro imparting life's great wisdom to a young stranger as they walk the hills outside of Rome. In between, we are told of Alessandro's experiences as a ... Read full review

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User Review  - Sam Negri - Goodreads

My copy of this book was 860 pages. I read 400 pages and finally came to the conclusion that it was a waste of time because I had practically no curiosity about the main or subordinate characters. I ... Read full review

Review: A Soldier of the Great War

User Review  - Raeden Zen - Goodreads

A Poetic Journey During War and Peace “Alessandro grieved. His punishment was that nothing in the world could touch him. His punishment was that God had put him into battle and preserved him from its ... Read full review

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