By Humphrey Cobb
The anti-war masterpiece that turned an iconic movement picture-now with a foreword through the writer of the acclaimed HBO(tm) sequence The Wire
Familiar to many because the Stanley Kubrick movie starring Kirk Douglas, Paths of Glory explores the perilous problems inquisitive about what international locations call for in their squaddies in wartime. Humphrey Cobb's protagonists are Frenchmen through the First international struggle whose nightmare within the trenches takes a brand new and bad flip after they are ordered to attack a German place deemed all yet invulnerable. while the assault fails, an inquiry into allegations of cowardice indicts a small handful of lower-ranked scapegoats whose trial exposes the farce of ordering usual males to chance their lives in an most unlikely reason. A chilling portrait of injustice, this novel bargains perception into the tragedies of battle in any age.
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