The killer angels rarely do i read historic novels, but this was a book club selection so i was determined to complete it much to my surprise i enjoyed the book and actually learned a great deal about the civil war and it's generals, both north and south. A gripping novel about the four days of the battle of gettysburg, the killer angels is alive with noble figures and moves through its fated courses in a prose both simple and epic. Shaara's pulitzer prize-winning novel of the battle of gettysburg makes inspiring listening in both the unabridged and abridged forms the recent release of highbridge's abridged version brings the compelling story to a broader audience.
The killer angels book review june 21, 2012 the killer angels by michael shaara: the random house publishing group, new york, 1974 the killer angels is a stunning recollection of the telltale battle of the civil war: the battle of gettysburg. Kindle books kindle unlimited new prime reading bestsellers kindle daily deal kindle monthly deals free kindle reading apps buy a kindle content and devices kindle support. The killer angels by shaara, michael and a great selection of similar used, new and collectible books available now at abebookscom the killer angels by michael shaara, first printing - abebooks abebookscom passion for books.
Librarything review user review - mccarthys - wwwlibrarythingcom the killer angels is a historical fiction work about the battle of gettysburg in the american civil war written by michael shaara. In 1974, the novel was published with the title the killer angels this gripping fictional account of the three bloody days at gettysburg won michael shaara a pulitzer prize and a vast, appreciative audience. - michael shaara, the killer angels when it was first published, the review: while not a novel for everyone, this is the quintessential work of historical fiction about the battle of gettysburg i first read it when the motion picture gettysburg was released. This novel reveals more about the battle of gettysburg than any piece of learned nonfiction on the same subject michael shaara's account of the three most important days of the civil war features deft characterizations of all of the main actors, including lee, longstreet, pickett, buford, and hancock. Last name 1 the killer angels in mla style name last name 2 name subject professor date thesis the killer angels, a novel written by michael shaara, talks about the story of the battle of gettysburg.
‘the killer angels’: review michael shaara’s ‘the killer angels’ is a historical narrative based on the real-to-life feelings the author hails from the human aspects of the superior cadre involved in the war with a considerably less focus on the effect and the reality of the war. They ended up staying for several days, because michael shaara was in the early stages of creating his masterpiece novel, “the killer angels” partly owing to meticulous research, it took shaara (pronounced “share-a”) seven years to finish the manuscript. Buy a cheap copy of the killer angels book by michael shaara this novel reveals more about the battle of gettysburg than any piece of learned nonfiction on the same subject michael shaara's account of the three most free shipping over $10. In the killer angels, michael shaara recapitulates the battle of gettysburg rather than inventing characters through which to illumine his own perspective of the event, he attempts to recreate events during and leading up to the battle and to reconstruct the actions of several generals who. The killer angels tells the storyof the battle of gettysburg on july 1, 1863, the army of northern virginia, or confederate army, and the army of the potomac, or union army, fought the largest battle of the american civil war when the battle ended, 51,000 men were dead, wounded, or missing all.
The killer angels is a historical novel by michael shaara that was awarded the pulitzer prize for fiction in 1975the book tells the story of the four days of the battle of gettysburg in the. The killer angels summary and book review the killer angel is a historical novel that was initially published in 1974it was authored by michael shaara and describes the battle of gettysburg that took place for four days during the american civil war the story began in 1863, and it took place in gettysburg. Even after receiving the pulitzer, killer angels still received little attention and disappointing sales only after the film adaptation of shaara’s book, gettysburg , was released did the novel gain a larger audience, and by then michael shaara had died. Shaara wrote four novels before he died of a heart attack in 1988 his second novel, the killer angels, is considered by some readers and historians to be the best novel ever written about the.
Book-related and general links: the book: -dan schafer review: the killer angels by michael shaara a great book indeed -father/son trilogy didn't come easily, success is sweet (elisabeth sherwin) the film: -review: a film review by james berardinelli chamberlain (1828-1914). The killer angels is a pulitzer prize-winning novel by michael shaara that was first published in 1974. In the killer angels, shaara does an excellent job of analyzing the tactical debates between james longstreet and robert e lee throughout the novel longstreet warned lee that attacks upon the union’s entrenched hill-top positions would be folly.