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User Review  - wishanem - LibraryThing

I recall reading this book in a single sitting, on a summer day, when I was a young man. The story was exciting, and I saw a lot of myself in the protagonist. I, too, wanted to leave the farm and go ... Read full review

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User Review  - ElOsoBlanco - LibraryThing

I think that there are some very telling moments in this novel, and I think there are some beautiful metaphors, but there was something about it that just did not draw me in. I can't quite put my finger on it, but something was missing. Read full review

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User Review  - fuzzi - LibraryThing

This book has been considered a classic, but I never considered reading it until this year: I am trying to read many of those classics that I neglected during my childhood. The story is told through ... Read full review

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User Review  - BrynDahlquis - LibraryThing

I found it very hard to keep my attention focused on it, and half the time I honestly had no idea what was going on. But, since I really wasn't interested, I never could take the time to go back and ... Read full review

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User Review  - StefanY - LibraryThing

Red Badge of Courage is a descriptive narration of one youth's first battle experience during the Civil War. This book deals with a dark time in American History and the writer treats it as such. The ... Read full review

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User Review  - DomingoSantos - LibraryThing

Somehow over the years I had missed reading this classic. It is well-done, and the dialogue is especially well-done. My only criticism is that the transition from battle-to-non-battle and back, and from chapter-to-chapter often lacked a certain expected continuity. Read full review

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User Review  - gcamp - LibraryThing

Henry Fleming is a young Union soldier of the 304th Regiment from New York, fighting his first battle in Virginia, when he becomes frightened and flees. As he runs, he observes many other areas of the ... Read full review

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User Review  - tess_schoolmarm - LibraryThing

Almost impossible to tell who is speaking, thinking, etc. Had to re-read many passages to attribute it to an individual. I kept reading because it is a "classic" and in theory it would get good. I was disappointed. Good thing it was a "short" classic. Why IS this a classic? Read full review

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User Review  - brose72 - LibraryThing

Story of valor and fear experienced by civil war combatants. How the personal fortunes and perceptions of the participants change so quickly during the tumultuous conflicts into which the characters are thrown. Read full review

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User Review  - Lizzybeth23 - LibraryThing

Such an exciting and informative book. Read full review


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