[Reading] ➶ Gods and Generals (The Civil War Trilogy, #1) Author Jeff Shaara – Thomashillier.co.uk


10 thoughts on “Gods and Generals (The Civil War Trilogy, #1)

  1. says:

    For those who may not know, Jeff Shaara is the son of Michael Shaara who wrote The Killer Angels Without that great book, there would be no Gods and Generals, or the many other books Jeff has written since this first one Let me first talk about The Killer Angels Winner of the Pulitzer Prize in 1975, it did not receive the public recognition i...


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    I love how Jeff Shaara writes It takes some getting used to, yes, but once you get used to itBrilliant Outstanding I especially love how he focuses on the army, barely touches the political side of the war and when the political side is touched, it s mostly negative.I d never thought to deeply about the Civil war until this school year Now, with this book coming to top off my school year, I must say history is a whole lotcomplicated then I thought.The story begins in 1858 57 I love how Jeff Shaara writes It takes some getting used to, yes, but once you get used to itBrilliant Outstanding I especially love how he focuses on the army, barely tou...


  3. says:

    Dislike A complete and total dislike The description was good The characters were good The story line was fine Just Don t Like It.That s all I have to say..


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    Seeking quality historical novels about the American Civil War, I came to this trilogy which, I see, is particularly popular From the beginning, however, I was troubled by the order in which I should read them, if I should read them in chronological order, in the order they were written or based on their quality Because I also read a historical book on the American Civil War I chose the chronological order and I think it was the best choice.In the first chronological book of the series we are Seeking quality historical novels about the American Civil War, I came to this trilogy which, I see, is particularly popular From the beginning, however, I was troubled by the order in which I should read them, if I should read them in chronological order, in the order they were written or based on their quality Because I also read a historical book on the American Civil ...


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    A Civil War book, fictionalizing several different sectors of society Set mostly in the time it seemed possible the South would actually win the war.Not bad, but I m not entirely convinced of the historiosity.


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    I m going to quote the words of Jason Mraz and say I won t give up on us God knows I m tough enough We ve got a lot to learn God knows we re worth it Well it turns out I m not tough enough and this book wasn t worth it Oh, and I m totally giving up on us Rating2.75 stars This book is the story of 4 generals or maybeI seriously don t know and what they went through during the Civil war.Seems exciting enough The problem is I don t read historical fiction but this book was so chI m going to quote the words of Jason Mraz and say I won t give up on us God knows I m tough enough We ve got a lot to learn God knows we re worth it Well it turns out I m not tough enough and this book wasn t worth it Oh, and I m totally giving up on us Rating2.75 stars This book is the story of 4 generals or maybeI seriously don t know and what they went through during the Civil war.Seems exciting enough The problem is I don t read historical fiction but this book was so cheap I just couldn t help myself.This book was like a map and I m horrible with directions Also, I m not American so I didn t know half of the places the author was talking about Why 2.75 stars The good The writing was pretty great I liked some of the characters and understood their decisions regarding which side they supported North or ...


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    The first in the epic father son Civil War trilogy the next one is The Killer Angels by Jeff s father Michael Shaara, followed by Jeff s sequel The Last Full Measure This was Jeff s first book, and it must have been intimidating writing a prequel to his father s book, which had won the Pulitzer prize and been made into the astonishingly good film, Gettysburg.But Jeff rose to the challenge admirably and delivered a book similar in tone to his father s and carefully maintaining the air of trage The first in the epic father son Civil War trilogy the next one is The Killer Angels by Jeff s father Michael Shaara, followed by Jeff s sequel The Last Full Measure This was Jeff s first book, and it must have been intimidating writing a prequel to his father s book, which had won the Pulitzer prize and been made into the astonishingly good film, Gettysburg.But Jeff rose to the challenge admirably and delivered a book similar in tone to his father s and carefully maintaining the air of tragedy that his father achieved in The Killer Angels For those who are new, Gods and Generals starts at the beginning of the American Civil War and follows four of the major commanders through the first three years of the war What makes this trilogy so unique is its even handedness to both sides of the battle, which makes the war itself something tragic Highly recommended series.This was made into a film of the same name, which deviated quite ...


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    This book could be considered the prequel to THE KILLER ANGELS reviewed separately , written by Mr Shaara s father This book takes a unique perspective leading up to the Civil War, introducing us to the notable historical figures in that confrontation Mr Shaara shares with the reader, through excellent characterization and dialogue why the Civil war was so important to these men The author manages to bring to life the years leading up to the Civil War Seemingly historically accurate, this This book could be considered the prequel to THE KILLER ANGELS reviewed separately , written by Mr Shaara s father This...


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    I really don t know what happened with Jeff Shaara from this book to his second attempt, The Last Full Measure, but I enjoyed this bookThere is still the rambling on, and the writing still has the same irritating problems, but not to the same extent as Measure I still enjoy the historic events told in a comprehensible way it fulfills my need to understand the order in which things happened I must say, I could not read two pages where he goes on about the death of General Jackson, it is I really don t know what happened with Jeff Shaara from this book to his second attempt, The Last Full Measure, but I enjoyed this bookThere is still the rambling on, and the writing still has the same irritating problems, but not to the same extent as Measure I still enjo...


  10. says:

    I like historical fiction and picked up this book for that reason However, it seems less like fiction andlike military history This book seemed to me to be endless descriptions of what every general on both sides was doing during...


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Gods and Generals (The Civil War Trilogy, #1) BRILLIANT DOES NOT EVEN BEGIN TO DESCRIBE THE SHAARA GIFT THANK GODS AND GENERALS THAT IT WAS PASSED FROM FATHER TO SON Atlanta Journal Constitution LIVELY, FAST PACED A Worthy Companion To The Killer Angels Shaara Brilliantly Charts The War, The Exploits Of The Combatants And Their Motivations He Also Concisely Shows How The Early Parts Of The Campaign Unfolded His Accounts Of The Battles Of Williamsburg, Antietam, Fredericksburg And Chancellorsville Are Exciting Though The Story Of The Civil War Has Been Told Many Times, This Is The Rare Version That Conveys What It Must Have Felt Like Chicago Sun Times SHAARA S BEAUTIFULLY SENSITIVE NOVEL DELVES DEEPLY Into The Empathetic Realm Of Psycho History, Where Enemies Do Not Exist Just Mortal Men Forced To Make Crucial Decisions And Survive On The Same Battlefield He Succeeds With His Historical Novel Through Fully Realized Characters Who Were Forced To Decide Their Loyalties Amid The Horrors Of Their Divided Nation San Francisco Chronicle The Battle Of Gettysburg Featured A Cast Of Characters Dramatically And Poignantly Portrayed In Michael Shaara S The Killer Angels This New Novel By His Son Jeff Shaara Describes The Interconnected Paths That Brought These Men Together At This Crossroads Of Our History Readers Of The Killer Angels Won T Want To Miss Gods And Generals James McPherson, Author Of Battle Cry Of Freedom

  • Mass Market Paperback
  • 512 pages
  • Gods and Generals (The Civil War Trilogy, #1)
  • Jeff Shaara
  • English
  • 16 September 2018
  • 0345422473

About the Author: Jeff Shaara

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