He had in mind such books as John Dos Passos's Nineteen Nineteen, Herman Wouk
's The Winds of War, and Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn's August 1914.
I am taken back to the raw, inspiring, spellbinding, reverential, heartbreaking description of the battle in Herman Wouk
's "War and Remembrance." If you've read the account, you did not forget it.
The Washington Post, The New York Times, The Jerusalem Post as well as wire services and other newspapers all managed to leave Zionism out of their summations of Wouk
had a career which spanned more than six decades and, as well as books, he also penned plays and screenplays.
PULITZER Prize winner Herman Wouk
has died at the age of 103.
, the centenarian author of bestselling novels including0x20The Caine Mutiny,0x20The Winds of War, and0x20Marjorie Morningstar, has died at age 103.
In chapter 4, Garrett reads the novels of Herman Wouk
and Leon Uris as (a) rebuttals to Mailer, and (b) exemplars of an emerging conservatism.
I started with war books: Herman Wouk
(The Winds of War, War and Remembrance) and The Longest Day by Cornelius Ryan, an exhaustive telling of the gliderborne soldiers who preceded the assault on Normandy.
No surprise, then, that many American literary greats of the postwar decade--James Michener, Herman Wouk
, Norman Mailer, and others--had served in or reported on the Second World War.
Where earlier generations of Netherlandish artists had traveled to Italy only to fail to comprehend its art fully, or conversely to imitate Italian style at the expense of their northern identity, says Wouk
, Floris moved freely between traditions.
It's an old-fashioned page-turner, tweaked by this witty and sophisticated writer so that you sometimes feel she has retrofitted sleek new engines inside a craft owned for too long by James Jones and Herman Wouk
He was to remain tied to the commander who Sheena Willis subsequently compared to the impossible Captain Queeg in Herman Wouk
's novel, The Caine Mutiny.