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'I'll never understand the fucking Army.'

Prew won't conform. He could have been the best boxer and the best bugler in his division, but he chooses the life of a straight soldier in Hawaii under the fierce tutelage of Sergeant Milt Warden. When he refuses to box for his company, he is given 'The Treatment', a relentless campaign of physical and mental abuse. Meanwhile, Warden wages his own campaign against authority by seducing the Captain's wife Karen - just because he can. Both men are bound to the Army, even though it may destroy them.

Published here in its uncensored original version, From Here to Eternity is a raw, electrifying account of soldiers in the months leading up to Pearl Harbor - of men who are trained to fight the enemy, but cannot resist fighting each other.

Winner of the National Book Award

'A blockbuster of a book . . . raw and brutal and angry.' The New York Times

'It seemed to me . . . that James Jones had known a great simple truth: the Army was nothing more or less than life itself.' Joan Didion

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From Here to Eternity

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  • ISBN:9780141393223
  • Author: James Jones
  • Publisher: Penguin
  • Format: Paperback

Book Description

'I'll never understand the fucking Army.'

Prew won't conform. He could have been the best boxer and the best bugler in his division, but he chooses the life of a straight soldier in Hawaii under the fierce tutelage of Sergeant Milt Warden. When he refuses to box for his company, he is given 'The Treatment', a relentless campaign of physical and mental abuse. Meanwhile, Warden wages his own campaign against authority by seducing the Captain's wife Karen - just because he can. Both men are bound to the Army, even though it may destroy them.

Published here in its uncensored original version, From Here to Eternity is a raw, electrifying account of soldiers in the months leading up to Pearl Harbor - of men who are trained to fight the enemy, but cannot resist fighting each other.

Winner of the National Book Award

'A blockbuster of a book . . . raw and brutal and angry.' The New York Times

'It seemed to me . . . that James Jones had known a great simple truth: the Army was nothing more or less than life itself.' Joan Didion

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