!!> Reading ➶ The Thin Red Line ➮ Author James Jones – 1sm.info

The Thin Red Line They Are The Men Of C For Charlie Company Mad 1st Sgt Eddie Welsh, Pvt 1st Class Don Doll, Pvt John Bell, Capt James Stein, Cpl Fife, And Dozens Just Like Them Infantrymen Who Are About To Land, Grim And White Faced, On An Atoll In The Pacific Called Guadalcanal This Is Their Story, A Shatteringly Realistic Walk Into Hell And Back In The Days Ahead, Some Will Earn Medals, Others Will Do Anything They Can Dream Up To Get Evacuated Before They Land In A Muddy Grave But They Will All Discover The Thin Red Line That Divides The Sane From The Mad And The Living From The Dead In This Unforgettable Portrait That Captures For All Time The Total Experience Of Men At War Foreword By Francine Prose Brutal, Direct, And Powerful The Men Are Real, The Words Are Real, Death Is Real, Imminent And ImmediateLos Angeles TimesA Rare And Splendid Accomplishment Strong And Ambitious, Spacious, And As Honest As Any Novel Ever WrittenNewsweekA Major Novel Of Combat In World War II Reminiscent Of Stephen Crane InThe Red Badge Of Courage The Christian Science Monitor The Thin Red Line Moves So Intensely And Inexorably That It Almost Seems Like The War It Is DescribingThe New York Times Book Review


10 thoughts on “The Thin Red Line

  1. says:

    A true masterpiece and one of my favorite novels Although it has all the realistic, gritty detailing that any novel recounting World War 2 Guadalcanal should have, it is s


  2. says:

    I saw the 1998 movie version of this book in theaters when it came out I remember that I was completely mesmerized and transported by it It was a movie about war unlike any I d eve


  3. says:

    I really love James Jones s books As a former military man, he brings the story of war in such vivid color that you don t get from any thousand blockbusters Think Saving Private Ryan Then t


  4. says:

    I had the same reaction to this as I did to From Here to Eternity, which is to say that the beginning was so irritating that it almost made me put it down, but I ended up glad that I didn t I haven


  5. says:

    War is hell I first came across James Jones novel with the Terrence Malick film released in 1998 In that year there were two amazing popular war films released, the other was Spielberg s Saving Private Ryan


  6. says:

    Consid r comme un grand classique de litt rature aux U, La Ligne Rouge est le deuxi me volume d une trilogie que James Jones crit sur le role des am ricaines dans la guerre du Pacifique Ce roman autobiographique d cr


  7. says:

    See my review on From here To Eternity I thought that this would be a let down after that wonderful book but had no issues at all Fine book indeed Now to try and force my self to read the final book of the trio.


  8. says:

    If I saw this in a bookshop, the likelihood is I d walk straight past it without a second glance I have little to no prior experience with war writing I m not sure whether to count The Book Thief something like this isn t the kind of


  9. says:

    This is one of the greatest books on how World War II was fought in the Pacific it is also unparalleled in its exploration of the nature of war, especially on how it affects the psyches of those bound up in it It s the second of Jones trilogy


  10. says:

    This book provides a graphic account of war and how it alters men.I found this a tough read, it was 500 odd pages of dense emotional writing with a slow start, but after the first chapter I was hooked by t...


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