Tag Archives: War Fiction

Review: 602 Brigade: If Honda Betrayed Japan by Musashi Miyamoto

★★★★ 602 Brigade: If Honda Betrayed Japan

602 Brigade: If Honda Betrayed Japan by Musashi Miyamoto is a gritty tale of surviving the horrors of war.

When an epic piece of fiction is set in the real world, within a context that almost seems plausible, it makes for truly unforgettable drama.…

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The Street Called Straight by Elizabeth Polk

The Street Called StraightThe Street Called Straight by Elizabeth Polk follows the lives of four snipers caught behind enemy lines by Al Qaeda sympathizers. This is an action packed, character driven piece that is impressively nuanced, given its subject. Given there are four different characters, Polk is able to really spread her wings and explore the Iraq invasion from many different angles: for and against, and somewhere in between.…

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