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Johnny Got His Gun - Dalton Trumbo
Johnny Got His Gun
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The story of a young boy and his tragic fate in World War I makes a statement on the horrors of war and a plea for peace
The story of a young boy and his tragic fate in World War I makes a statement on the horrors of war and a plea for peace
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780806512815 (0806512814)
Publisher: Citadel
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
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nente
nente rated it
4.0 Johnny Got His Gun
Somehow, I think that this would be an even more powerful book without the last speech from Joe. The message is unmistakable anyway, and leaving people to think about it on their own would have made them turn it over longer, and take it more and more to heart. Probably ending a book without a clear ...
MAS
MAS rated it
5.0 Johnny Got His Gun
Read this in my late teens, back in the counterculture days—the days of Vietnam. Draft age, at the time and was already convinced I didn't want to go to war. This book made the horrors of war abundantly clear. There's no glory in war for the soldier, regardless of the cause, God and Country, duty...
UNICORN PORN FOR ALL
UNICORN PORN FOR ALL rated it
0.0
Ah, hell. Thanks a lot, El. When am I supposed to fit this in? Also, is this going to be more or less boring than The Diving Bell and the Butterfly? Maybe they would make a nice pair. I could make a shelf for "Books in which the author certainly ain't doing shit." I could put A Confederacy of Dunces...
Postech
Postech rated it
0.0 Johnny Got His Gun
Probably one of the most creative yet depressing and scary books I've ever read.
elspeth's ephemeral musings
elspeth's ephemeral musings rated it
1.0
I had to read this in High School and just didnt enjoy it, too bleak and depressing.
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