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  1. says:

    In New Zealand we remember war and death on the 25 April every year and there are serves held all over the country on this day But I was unwell and unable to go to a service and every year I like to read a story about war at this time So this year it was this short book set in world war 1 and the trenchesThis story was raw and honest in its telling it wasn't pretty and sweet and loving It was mud and lice and rats and guns and death and a l

  2. says:

    This is a seminal work written and published before All uiet on the Western Front which bears a strong resemblance to it The life of a Canadian soldier in the trenches of World War I allowed little room for nobility or love or friendship filled as it was with rats lice poison gas the ubiuitous stench of death and the few shattered yards of polluted mud which became his whole world Written in the simple flat

  3. says:

    I am still haunted by the images this author shares I can't imagine how anyone returned home sane It is especially powerful because of the na

  4. says:

    Far from a cheerful read however one that needs to be read as it tells a young soldier's story from his own experiences Lest we forget

  5. says:

    Charles Yale Harrison was an American who volunteered to serve in the Canadian Army when World War I broke out as did thousands of other Ameri

  6. says:

    This along with All uiet on the Western Front including the movie helps keep war from being romanticized

  7. says:

    This book shines light on the sad ugly and horrific parts of the war that is usually glossed over in modern media It tells the story how it is and leaves out no detail no matter how small If you are looking for a historically accurate serious representation of WW1 this book is for you

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    ARC provided by Net GalleyI remember reading All uiet on the Western Front and being shocked by the stark brutally honest portrayal of the reality of fighting in the trenches during World War I Generals Die in Bed

  9. says:

    A straight forward and stark novelization of a front line Canadian solider in WWI Harrison portrays the brutal conditions of fighting and of waiting to fight and how both can bring out the best and the worst in people The graphic battle scenes

  10. says:

    I had to read this as part of my 12th grade English curriculum and it pretty much bored me to tears Most people I know that disliked the novel also harbor a dislike of war narratives but I'm not in that category at all I just found it underwhelming and oversimplistic I understand he was trying to be universal and

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Generals Die In Bed

For one not yet old enough to voteIn sparse but gripping prose Harrison conveys a sense of the horrors of life in the trenches Here is where soldiers fight and die entombed in mud surrounded by rats and lic. This along with All uiet on the Western Front including the movie helps keep war from being romanticized

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E forced to survive on insufficient rationsGenerals die in bed brings to life a period of history through the eyes of a twenty year old narrator who reminds us that there is neither glamour nor glory in war. ARC provided by Net GalleyI remember reading All uiet on the Western Front and being shocked by the stark brutally honest portrayal of the reality of fighting in the trenches during World War I Generals Die in Bed was published a year later in 1930 by an American Charles Yale Harrison who had enlisted in the Canadian Army and fought during the climax of the war 1917 1918 The way in which Harrison throws the reader into the heat of the action through the use of present tense and the total exposure to all the violence and ineuality of trench warfare makes it feel like non fiction not a novel I had to keep reminding myself that this was fiction because it felt so incredibly real The seuences are disjointed tossing you from rest to the trenches and back over and over with the narrator so much that it becomes a confusing mess I don t think this is a weakness of the book it seems to accurately depict what the men experienced and left me unable to put it down This book deserves to be ranked with All uiet on the Western Front and A Farewell to Arms as some of the very best fiction to come out of that brutal period I would highly recommend it to anyone interested in what World War I was like with the caveat that it holds nothing back and can be both heartbreaking and horrifying to read The Love of a Latino rationsGenerals die in bed brings to life a period of history through the eyes of a twenty year old narrator who Other Days, Other Eyes reminds us that there is neither glamour nor glory in war. ARC provided by Net GalleyI Deception Island remember The Family reading All uiet on the Western Front and being shocked by the stark brutally honest portrayal of the The First Partition of Poland reality of fighting in the trenches during World War I Generals Die in Bed was published a year later in 1930 by an American Charles Yale Harrison who had enlisted in the Canadian Army and fought during the climax of the war 1917 1918 The way in which Harrison throws the The Hero of Varay reader into the heat of the action through the use of present tense and the total exposure to all the violence and ineuality of trench warfare makes it feel like non fiction not a novel I had to keep Blackmailed By Daddy real The seuences are disjointed tossing you from उरलं सुरलं [Urla Surla] rest to the trenches and back over and over with the narrator so much that it becomes a confusing mess I don t think this is a weakness of the book it seems to accurately depict what the men experienced and left me unable to put it down This book deserves to be Cock Tales ranked with All uiet on the Western Front and A Farewell to Arms as some of the very best fiction to come out of that brutal period I would highly Son of the Hero recommend it to anyone interested in what World War I was like with the caveat that it holds nothing back and can be both heartbreaking and horrifying to The Alien Jigsaw read

summary Ç eBook or Kindle ePUB ¹ Charles Yale Harrison

Drawing on his experiences in the First World War Charles Yale Harrison tells a stark and poignant story of a young man sent to fight on the Western Front It is an unimaginably harrowing journey especially. I am still haunted by the images this author shares I can t imagine how anyone returned home sane It is especially powerful because of the narrator extraordinary descriptions of complete hell in simple written observations No explanations no justifications just this is what we did this is what we saw An absolute must read for everyone The Coquette and the Boarding School read for everyone

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  • Generals Die In Bed
  • Charles Yale Harrison
  • English
  • 13 August 2019
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About the Author: Charles Yale Harrison

Charles Yale Harrison was born in Philadelphia in 1898 but later moved to Montreal with his family He reportedly left school in grade four following an argument with a teacher about The Merchant of Venice At the age of sixteen he took a job with the Montreal Star but shortly after he enlisted with the Royal Montreal Regiment and fought as a machine gunner in France and Belgium in the First Wor