A Soldier of the Great War by Mark Helprin

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I am not usually a fiction fan, but this is one of my all-time favorite books, ever. It is a huge, beautifully written, and rousing meditation on life, love, strife, aesthetics, adventure, and living authentically.

HIGHLY recommended. The protagonist is also a climber which is a big plus for ...more


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    I am not usually a fiction fan, but this is one of my all-time favorite books, ever. It is a huge, beautifully written, and rousing meditation on life, love, strife, aesthetics, adventure, and living authentically. HIGHLY recommended. The protagonist is also a climber which is a big plus for me.

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