Literary Precedents for The Road Back

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As is All Quiet on the Western Front, The Road Back is a war novel in one sense, but since it deals with how Birkholz and his friends adjust to the postwar world and re-establish purpose and meaning to their lives, the novel is closely aligned with those novels that are concerned with similar situations — Ernest Hemingway's The Sun Also Rises (1926), John Dos Passes' 1919 (1932), and William Faulkner's Soldier's Pay (1926).

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
The Road Back from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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