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Gods and Generals Characters ´ 102 Â [BOOKS] ✪ Gods and Generals Author Jeff Shaara – Gwairsoft.co.uk In a preuel of sorts to his father Michael Shaara's 1974 epic novel The Killer Angels Jeff Shaara explores the lives of Generals Lee Hancock Jackson and Chamberlain as the pivotal Battle of Gettysburg In a preuel of sorts to his fatIn a preuel of sorts to his father Michael Shaara's epic novel The Killer Angels Jeff Shaara explores the lives of Generals Lee Hancock Jackson and Chamberlain as the pivotal Battle of Gettysburg approaches Shaara c. 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 negativeI'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 lot complicated then I thoughtThe story begins in 1858 57 not sure which with some background information on the men the story focused on Robert E Lee Winfeild Scott Hancock Thomas J Stonewall Jackson and Joshua Lauwrence Chamberlain These four men and their experiences in the Civil War form the main story I knew most of the battle's outcomes due to reading Stonewall Jackson a portrait of a soldier right before reading Gods and Generals But all the same the masterful way Shaara wove the storyIt was amazing Actually though the thing that fascinated me the most was the Generals of the North A parade of men going through President Lincoln really didn't have much luck at all choosing a commander I lost track of how many generals had been in command and had to look it up I think by the Battle of Chancellorsville there'd been at least 4 different commanders I wish highschools would teach history like this Most of my friends hate social studies but I ADORE history Read this book One of the most wonderful books on the main Civil War battles I've read in a long time

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Aptures the disillusionment of both Lee and Hancock early in their careers Lee's conflict with loyalty Jackson's overwhelming Christian ethic and Chamberlain's total lack of experience while illustrating how each co. I'm going to uote 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 itWell it turns out I'm not tough enough and this book wasn't worth it Oh and I'm totally giving up on us Rating 275 stars This book is the story of 4 generals or maybe I seriously don't know and what they went through during the Civil warSeems exciting enough The problem is I don't read historical fiction but this book was so cheap I just couldn't help myselfThis 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 275 starsThe goodThe writing was pretty greatI liked some of the characters and understood their decisions regarding which side they supported North or SouthThe character's stories background and difference in faith was enjoyable to read aboutThe badDescription description and did I mention the descriptionI liked the characters but I didn't LIKE the charactersWar startegies and politics So hard to understandSlow PACEIf you like politics and historical fiction you will really like this bookMaybe when I'm wiser and older I will finish reading it and like it Probably not about being wiser and finishing the book

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Gods and GeneralsMpensated for shortcomings and failures when put to the Gods and PDF or test The perspectives of the four men particularly concerning the battles at Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville make vivid the realities of wa. The first in the epic fatherson Civil War trilogy the next one is The Killer Angels by Jeff's father Michael Shaara followed by Jeff's seuel The Last Full Measure This was Jeff's first book and it must have been intimidating writing a preuel to his father's book which had won the Pulitzer prize and been made into the astonishingly good film GettysburgBut 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 uniue is its even handedness to both sides of the battle which makes the war itself something tragic Highly recommended seriesThis was made into a film of the same name which deviated uite differently from the book If they'd stuck to the book it would have been an amazing film instead it became a fascinating but flawed look at the American Civil War Read the book instead