Armchair inferno.

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For thirty-five years, Max Hastings has researched and written about different aspects of the : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. Inferno is a magnificent achievement, a one-volume history that should find favor among readers thoroughly immersed in World War II and those approaching the subject for the first time.

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A New York Times Notable Book From one of our finest military historians, a monumental work that shows us at once the truly global reach of World War II and its deeply personal consequences. For thirty-five years, Max Hastings has researched and written about different aspects of the war.

“Inferno” offers an account of Armchair inferno. book war that concentrates on the lived experience of the men and women who took part in it. On almost every page there is. Hastings's goal with this book was to depict the Second World War through the eyes of ordinary people caught up in the maelstrom, to show the horror of industrialized total war.

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The sun shines down on a mountain above him, and he attempts to climb up to it but finds his way blocked by three beasts—a leopard, a lion, and a she-wolf.

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World War II involved tens of millions of soldiers and cost sixty million lives—an average of twenty-seven thousand a day.

For thirty-five years, Max Hastings has researched and written about different aspects of the war. This Study Guide consists of approximately 98 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Inferno.

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Inferno was but one of the Italy-themed books we read before we had the opportunity to travel to Italy in October and I am glad that we did read it. If you cannot travel to Italy in person, you can do some armchair travelling with the book, which brilliantly explores Florence's Palazzo Vecchio, the Boboli Gardens and the Duomo.

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We are going to do some armchair traveling through Italy reading books set in or written by Italian authors. So many places to choose from - Venice, Verona, Rome. Plus so much history to explore both fictional and non fictional wise. We will read books from Japan, Scandinavia, England, France, and America.

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