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[Reading] ➼ The Thin Red Line By James Jones – Hostingencolombia.co They are the men of C for Charlie company—“Mad” 1st Sgt Eddie Welsh Pvt 1st Class Don Doll Pvt John Bell Capt James Stein Cpl Fife and dozens just like them—infantrymen who are about to land gThey are the men of C for Charlie company—“Mad” 1st Sgt Eddie Welsh Pvt 1st Class Don Doll Pvt John Bell Capt James Stein Cpl Fife and dozens just like them—infantrymen who are about to land grim and white faced on an atoll in the Pacific called Guadalcanal This is their story a shatteringly realistic walk into hell and back   In the days ahead some will earn medals others will do anything they can drea.

M up to get evacuated before they land in a muddy grave But they will all discover the thin red line that divides the sane from the mad—and the living from the dead—in this unforgettable portrait that captures for all time the total experience of men at war   Foreword by Francine Prose “Brutal direct and powerful The men are real the words are real death is real imminent and immediate”— Los Angeles T.

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thin pdf line epub The Thin pdf The Thin Red Line KindleM up to get evacuated before they land in a muddy grave But they will all discover the thin red line that divides the sane from the mad—and the living from the dead—in this unforgettable portrait that captures for all time the total experience of men at war   Foreword by Francine Prose “Brutal direct and powerful The men are real the words are real death is real imminent and immediate”— Los Angeles T.

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  1. mark monday mark monday says:

    PDF/EPUB James Jones » The Thin Red Line MOBI ✓ The Thin PDF/EPUB or » thin pdf, line epub, The Thin pdf, The Thin Red Line KindleA true masterpiece and one of my favorite novels Although it has all the realistic gritty detailing that any novel recounting World War 2 Guadalcanal should have it is so much The reader will indeed learn which gun is which and which rank is which They will understand what needs to


  2. Ursula Ursula says:

    PDF/EPUB James Jones » The Thin Red Line MOBI ✓ The Thin PDF/EPUB or » thin pdf, line epub, The Thin pdf, The Thin Red Line KindleI saw the 1998 movie version of this book in theaters when it came out I remember that I was completely mesmerized and transported by it It was a movie about war unlike any I'd ever seen before it was mostly quiet and internal Walking out of the theater I found out I was pretty much alone in


  3. David Putnam David Putnam says:

    PDF/EPUB James Jones » The Thin Red Line MOBI ✓ The Thin PDF/EPUB or » thin pdf, line epub, The Thin pdf, The Thin Red Line KindleReally enjoyed this book The voice was great and the descriptions really put me in the time and place Highly recommend


  4. Igor Ljubuncic Igor Ljubuncic says:

    PDF/EPUB James Jones » The Thin Red Line MOBI ✓ The Thin PDF/EPUB or » thin pdf, line epub, The Thin pdf, The Thin Red Line KindleI really love James Jones's books As a former military man he brings the story of war in such vivid color that you don't get from any thousand blockbusters Think Saving Private Ryan Then toss that into a bin Completely not like that There's melancholy there's sadness there's mad happiness in what's essentially total despair and chaosDon't expect a happy ending only a bitter sweet one Don't expect miracles because there won't be any only a bunch of human stories coming together loosely only because they happened to be there at the same time and sought meaning to their participation in madness to try to justify the pain the loss and the lack of logic Don't expect heroes or extraordinary people because they are all just ordinary folks who got pulled into warOne of them wrote a b


  5. Joe Krakovsky Joe Krakovsky says:

    PDF/EPUB James Jones » The Thin Red Line MOBI ✓ The Thin PDF/EPUB or » thin pdf, line epub, The Thin pdf, The Thin Red Line KindleThe heroic stand of the of the 93rd Highlanders against the Russian cavalry in the Crimean War in 1854 was referred to as 'the thin red line' At a time when the standard infantry formation was a square when defending against charging cavalry the Highlanders in their bright red jackets spread out in a thin red line so the enemy could not bypass themThis story starts out in WWII with troops waiting their turn to board landing craft to go ashoreAfter reading 30 some pages of a 500 page book in which not much was happening I decided this was the likes of the old TV show Payton Place than the WWII classic by a guy who was there 'Guadalcanal Diary' and being as life was too short I moved on to something else


  6. Drew Drew says:

    PDF/EPUB James Jones » The Thin Red Line MOBI ✓ The Thin PDF/EPUB or » thin pdf, line epub, The Thin pdf, The Thin Red Line KindleI had the same reaction to this as I did to From Here to Eternity which is to say that the beginning was so irritating that it almost made me put it down but I ended up glad that I didn't I haven't read too many other books that were written around this time but the prose style in this seems lackluster Yeah there are some poetic bits but there are also bits that seem really lazy In the first handful of pages for example Jones uses the words 'unpleasant' and 'supercilious' to describe Doll at least four times each I normally wouldn't advocate using a thesaurus to help you write because if you're having trouble thinking of synonyms you've probably got bigger problems But Jones definitely could have made use of one From Here To Eternity's full of similar things what I remember most of all was the constr


  7. Manray9 Manray9 says:

    PDF/EPUB James Jones » The Thin Red Line MOBI ✓ The Thin PDF/EPUB or » thin pdf, line epub, The Thin pdf, The Thin Red Line KindleI found The Thin Red Line by James Jones a disappointment The literary technique was passé the characters unappealing and the prolonged episodes of navel gazing and angst ridden obsessing over myriad slights real and imagined rather tedious Jones's long windedness turned a 300 page story into a volume of 500 pages I understand the book's appeal in the climate of 1961 but it has not withstood the test of time It rated a weak Three Stars from me


  8. Kevin Kevin says:

    PDF/EPUB James Jones » The Thin Red Line MOBI ✓ The Thin PDF/EPUB or » thin pdf, line epub, The Thin pdf, The Thin Red Line KindleWar is hell I first came across James Jones' novel with the Terrence Malick film released in 1998 In that year there were two amazing popular war films released the other was Spielberg's 'Saving Private Ryan' I liked them both However the Terrence Malick film was the philosophical and held a deeper meaning than that of Spielberg but both are different films different theaters of war and dif


  9. fourtriplezed fourtriplezed says:

    PDF/EPUB James Jones » The Thin Red Line MOBI ✓ The Thin PDF/EPUB or » thin pdf, line epub, The Thin pdf, The Thin Red Line KindleSee my review on From here To Eternity I thought that this would be a let down after that wonderful book but had no issues at all Fine book indeed Now to try and force my self to read the final book of the trio


  10. Megan Openshaw Megan Openshaw says:

    PDF/EPUB James Jones » The Thin Red Line MOBI ✓ The Thin PDF/EPUB or » thin pdf, line epub, The Thin pdf, The Thin Red Line KindleIf I saw this in a bookshop the likelihood is I'd walk straight past it without a second glance I have little to no prior experience with 'war writing' I'm not sure whether to count The Book Thief something like this isn't the kind of thing I'd


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