Storm of Steel: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)

Storm of Steel: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) Author Ernst Junger
ISBN-10 0143108255
ISBN-13 9780143108252
Year 2016-05-31
Pages 320
Language English
Publisher Penguin Classics
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One of the great war memoirs published here in a stunning Deluxe Edition for the centenary of World War I and the Battle of the Sommeand featuring a foreword by the New York Times bestselling author of Matterhorn A worldwide bestseller published shortly after the end of World War I Storm of Steel is a memoir of astonishing power savagery and ashen lyricism It illuminates not only the horrors but also the fascination of total war as seen through the eyes of an ordinary German soldier Young tough patriotic but also disturbingly self aware Ernst Jnger exulted in the Great War which he saw not just as a great national conflict but alsomore importantlyas a unique personal struggle Leading raiding parties defending trenches against murderous British incursions simply enduring as shells tore his comrades apart Jnger keeps testing himself braced for the death that will mark his failure His account is ripe for rediscovery upon the centennial of the Battle of the Sommea major set piece in Storm of Steeland a bracing read for fans of Redeployment and American Sniper For more than seventy years Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English speaking world With more than 1 700 titles Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors as well as up to date translations by award winning translators

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Storm of Steel

Storm of Steel Author Ernst Junger
ISBN-10 9781101666531
Release 2016-05-31
Pages 320

Storm of Steel

Storm of Steel Author Ernst Junger
ISBN-10 0143108255
Release 2016-05-31
Pages 320

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