This is a list of recommendations originally published in the Spanish newspaper “El Pais”, that gives a sense of the feeling of some Europeans to World War I.
One of the first “best-sellers”; published originally in Spanish in 1916 and translated into English in 1918, it gave a realistic description of the destruction of Europe after the Great War.
A book that describes the impact of the war on people that actually have not gone through a war.
An autobiography of the German philosopher Ersnt Junger, where we appraises the war and what comes from it.
The Good Soldier Svejk and His Fortunes in the World War By Hašek, Jaroslav (Book – 1973 ) Fiction Hasek.J
A fiction book that criticizes the institutions related to war such as the army, policies, or justice, through the extensive use of irony and satire.
If you saw Lawrence of Arabia then you need to read this book.
This book describes the massacre of an entire British generation during World War I.
Written during 1929 when the Nazi movement was building up, this novel presents a posture against the war, but mainly, against nationalism. It is based on the experience of the author as a soldier.
As a young man, Ernest Hemingway drove ambulances during World War I. He describes part of his story in this book.
A book that describes the thoughts that thousands maybe millions of soldiers had during the time they spent in the trenches.
Thousands of mutilated soldiers survived to the war and to their injuries due to the advances of medicine, but were they really saved?
Louis Ferdinand Celine is an extremely controversial author due to his anti-Semitic statements and his support to the Nazis, who wrote this extraordinary book describing the absurdity of war.
This book is not about the Great War, but about the changes that Europe went after two World Wars, which meant the end of the world for many people.
An interesting analysis of how the Great War began, with a great impact in history.
This book holds an impressive collection of testimonies of 20 survivors of the Great War.