- Author:Richard Bausch
- Publisher:Knopf (April 15, 2008)
- Pages:192 pages
- Subcategory:Genre Fiction
- FB2 format1615 kb
- ePUB format1404 kb
- DJVU format1213 kb
- Formats:mobi docx doc azw
Richard Bausch (born April 18, 1945) is an American novelist and short story writer, and Professor in the Writing Program at Chapman University in Orange, California.
Richard Bausch (born April 18, 1945) is an American novelist and short story writer, and Professor in the Writing Program at Chapman University in Orange, California. He has published twelve novels, eight short story collections, and one volume of poetry and prose. from George Mason University, and an . from the Iowa Writers' Workshop at the University of Iowa.
Italy, near Cassino, in the terrible winter of 1944
Italy, near Cassino, in the terrible winter of 1944. Richard Bausch’s Peace offers human character assaulted and revealed by the horror of war. In bleak 1944 Italy, after the Cassino invasion by the Allies, a reconnaissance company stops a farmer’s cart. A German soldier and whore jump out. The German shoots and kills two soldiers before being himself shot dead by a GI. A sergeant shoots the German whore, who is screaming and struggling, even though she presents no threat to the As Michael Hedges might say, War is a force that gives us meaning.
Richard Bausch is an extraordinary writer. For decades he has been producing taut, dark, funny, heartbreaking and mildly hypnotic prose - 11 novels, seven short-story collections, the occasional poem. And yet, somehow, the UK doesn't quite know him.
Richard Bausch has written a near perfect novel about war, in this case World War II, that period of world history that continues to engage writers and readers alike. Peace by Richard Bausch is an outstanding WW II novel. Three American soldiers and their guide, an old Italian man, are sent on a reconnaissance mission in Italy in 1944. Most of the story takes place on one awful winter night and unfolds through the eyes of Marson. I read it over Memorial Day Weekend, and found Bausch's writing exquisite, and the story haunting and utterly believable.
Richard Bausch's PEACE (2008) is a novel of WWII, narrowly focused on three American soldiers, recent witnesses to the cold blooded murder of a woman, perpetrated by their sergeant. Пользовательский отзыв - chrisblocker - LibraryThing. Though I keep saying I'm done with the European theater of World War II-and I do a fair job keeping my distance-I am clearly not entirely done.
This is the setting for Richard Bausch’s 11th novel, a short, bleakly brilliant one-act drama depicting the futility .
This is the setting for Richard Bausch’s 11th novel, a short, bleakly brilliant one-act drama depicting the futility and moral complexity of combat. If they talk about war at all, veterans quite often recall one moment of revealing horror, when civilized behavior lurched out of kilter and the sheer nastiness of what ordinary men were doing to one another was suddenly illuminated. Peace begins with such a moment.
Richard Bausch is a master of the intimate moment, of the ways we seek to make lasting connections to one another and to the world
Richard Bausch is a master of the intimate moment, of the ways we seek to make lasting connections to one another and to the world. Few writers evoke the complexities of love as subtly, and few capture the poignancy of the sudden insight or the rhythms of ordinary conversation with such delicacy and humor. Richard Bausch calls this, his tenth novel, "a love comedy with sorrows. The story is set in the small Virginia valley town of Point Royal, where several of Bausch's other novels and many of his stories take place. It is 1999; predictions of catastrophe blare on the radio, and religious fanaticism is everywhere on the rise.
Richard Bausch is the author of twelve novels and eight previous volumes of short stories. He is a recipient of the REA Award For The Short Story, the PEN/Malamud Award, a Guggenheim Fellowship, the Lila Wallace–Reader’s Digest Award, the Literatur. ore about Richard Bausch. Bausch slips you so smoothly and unnervingly into the world of these young soldiers on patrol that you won’t quite know how you got there.
By Richard Bausch (Tuskar Rock £1. 9). Peace is set in Italy, 1944. By Helen Brown Updated: 14:02 GMT, 18 August 2009. A small American foot patrol advances grimly into the icy rain as the Germans retreat, until a sudden skirmish leaves a young woman dead by the roadside. As her blood seeps silently into the waterlogged mud, three soldiers are sent. ahead up a treacherous mountain with only an elderly Italian of dubious loyalties to guide them. And many readers will also close this book in a deep, questioning silence: one they'll hear echoed in the streets of Wootton Bassett as our flag-draped coffins pass through.