The Civil War Vol Red River to Appomattox An unparalleled achievement an American Iliad a unique work uniting the scholarship of the historian and the high readability of the first class novelist Walker Percy I have never read a better viv
An unparalleled achievement, an American Iliad, a unique work uniting the scholarship of the historian and the high readability of the first class novelist Walker Percy I have never read a better, vivid, understandable account of the savage battling between Grant s and Lee s armies Foote stays with the human strife and suffering, and unlike most Southern An unparalleled achievement, an American Iliad, a unique work uniting the scholarship of the historian and the high readability of the first class novelist Walker Percy I have never read a better, vivid, understandable account of the savage battling between Grant s and Lee s armies Foote stays with the human strife and suffering, and unlike most Southern commentators, he does not take sides In objectivity, in range, in mastery of detail in beauty of language and feeling for the people involved, this work surpasses anything else on the subject It stands alongside the work of the best of them New Republic Foote is a novelist who temporarily abandoned fiction to apply the novelist s shaping hand to history his model is not Thucydides but The Iliad, and his story, innocent of notes and formal bibliography, has a literary design Not by accidentbut for cathartic effect is so much space given to the war s unwinding, it s final shudders and convulsions To read this chronicle is an awesome and moving experience History and literature are rarely so thoroughly combined as here one finishes this volume convinced that no one need undertake this particular enterprise again Newsweek The most written about war in history has, with this completion of Shelby Foote s trilogy, been given the epic treatment it deserves Providence Journal
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