A Soldier of the Great War Summary
Mark Helprin

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A Soldier of the Great War Summary

This is essentially an episodic novel. It is the story of the life of Alessandro Giuliani, a Roman intellectual who fights in World War I for Italy although his natural tendency leans toward pacifism. The story is related in both monologue and dialogue as Alessandro hikes with Nicolo Sambucca, an earnest but simple laborer who prods Alessandro into telling him the story of his life as they travel over the Alps...

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