When Oates veers back into the war story, it is regrettable that certain factual inaccuracies become distractions.
Few novels of recent years have had so captivating a quality as had this war story.
A war story; but more of flirtation, love, and courtship, than of fighting or history.
The war story of which I speak was distinctly the beginning of anything like genuine work for me.
A war story, but more of flirtation, love and courtship than of fighting or history.
It is a war story without any war, a sea story without any sea; yet it exhibits a great struggle and rings with a great victory.
As a soldier he has done his duty and is deserving of every support in the circulation of his war story.
A war story; but more of flirtation, love and courtship than of fighting or history.
Even in these piping times of peace (peace as far as our own borders are concerned, at any rate)—there is a relish in a war story.