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Friday, June 06, 2014

The great Canadian war novels everyone should read

The great Canadian war novels everyone should read
On June 6, 2014 9:15 AM 0
"I write against violence. I write against fascism. I write against one person dominating another."
—Timothy Findley

With the 70th anniversary of D-Day and the Great War centenary upon us, the contributions of Canadian soldiers during the First and Second World Wars are no less impactful now than they were then. No wonder so many of Canada's great writers, from Timothy Findley to Anne Michaels, have been driven to write about the impact of war on our individual psyches and collective society. Canada Writes  has posted a reading list of seven giants of Canadian war fiction—and seven discoveries that deserve to become classics.

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