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The Sorrow Of War

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The Sorrow Of War by Bao Ninh
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During the Vietnam War BaoNinh served with the Glorious 27th Youth Brigade. Of the five hundred men who went to war with the brigade in 1969, he is one of only ten who survived. The Sorrow of War is his autobiographical novel. Kien works in a unit that recovers soldiers' corpses. Revisiting the sites of battles raises emotional ghosts for him and the memory of war scenes are juxtaposed with dreams and remembrances of his his childhood sweetheart. The Sorrow of War burns the tragedy of war in our minds.

Author Biography

Bao Ninh was born in Hanoi in 1952. During the Vietnam war he served with the Glorious 27th Youth Brigade. Of the five hundred who went to war with the brigade in 1969, he is one of ten who survived. A huge bestseller in Vietnam, The Sorrow of War is his first novel.
Release date NZ
October 17th, 1994
Author
Pages
240
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Vintage Classics
Dimensions
129x198x15
ISBN-13
9780749397111
Product ID
1686321

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