Robert Ross, a sensitive nineteen-year-old Canadian officer, went to war - the War to End All Wars.
He found himself in the nightmare world of trench warfare; of mud and smoke, of chlorine gas and rotting corpses.
In this world gone mad, Robert Ross performed a last desperate act to declare his commitment to life in the midst of death.The Wars is quite simply one of the best novels ever written about the First World War.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 240 pages
- Publisher: Faber & Faber
- Publication Date: 20/08/2001
- Category: First World War fiction
- ISBN: 9780571207992