He wrote the book "Enemy at the Gates" in The point of this book was to show both the extreme importance of this battle in the course of World War II and the courage of both the German and Russian troops during this horrific battle.
Jun 02, Maddyjayne rated it it was amazing Enemy at the gates I decided to read this book because I some how remembered the title from somewhere so I searched it up and it fitted into a category that I hadn't done yet so I decided to read it. This book fits into the category: Which made me enjoy it better.
My favourtie quote in this book would be: I was fighting to keep Flo alive. Something new that I learnt from this book is that family is the strongest bond you could ever have, u should never stop fighting.
U should never lose faith in one another! Something else I learnt from this book would be that there is a deadly disease known as infantile disease and also polio. A character in this book that was interesting for me would be Tom because through out the book it shows how e feels and how much he is hurting.
I also found him interesting because he loved to run and how I made him feel good!! Even though he goes through some rough times he still loved his family and his best friend Charlie.
This fills the 'new zealand author' spot on the bingo board. My favourite quote from this book is when Tom says "Running makes it all go away, all the bad things".
I like this quote because it is relavant to me because I like to run and you don't need to think about anything else just the rythm of your feet.
So i like this because I can relate with Tom and how he enjoys running I decided to read this book because I had read it a while ago and I enjoyed it but I forgot what happened so i re-read it. So i like this because I can relate with Tom and how he enjoys running.
My favourite character in the book was Tom. I liked Tom because I can relate to him and how we both share intrests in running.
Tom is nice and also smart and him and his best friend Charlie always play down at the beach in Wellington.
The setting in New Zealand is also interesting because you find out what it is like to live in NewZealand in the 's. I learnt about living in New Zealand in the 's and found this really interesting and how they would treat the ill. I also learnt that Polio can also be called Infantile Paraylis.
Normally im not into books set 'back in the day' but dad bought this at an auction a signed copy: D and so i read it. If you like action, terror, adventure etc. I iked the fact that the author was able to teach you things about how things actually were back in that timeframe, without sounding like she was just trying to cram us with info.
"Enemy at the Gates" Craig Williams was born in Concord Massachusetts. He wrote the book "Enemy at the Gates" in The point of this book was to show both the extreme importance of this battle in the course of World War II and the courage of both the . During the Viet Nam war large rewards of rice and money were put on the head of one sniper by the name of Carlos Hathcock because the V.C. feared his ability and the impact on their soldiers leslutinsduphoenix.com for the book Enemy at the Gate i thought it was a very good /5(21). “Enemy at the Gates” Craig Williams was born in Concord Massachusetts. He wrote the book “Enemy at the Gates” in The point of this book was to show both the extreme importance of this battle in the course of World War II and the courage of both the German and Russian troops during this horrific battle/5(1).
A very fun read, a bi great book! A very fun read, a bit sad, but not over-emotional. The author does a great job at transporting the reader to s Lyall Bay, as well as exploring the emotional journey of a young boy who's life is touched by the poliomyelitis epidemic of the time.
It is both a lovely character study and history lesson. A great 'what's going to happen next? Jul 05, Thomas rated it it was amazing This book was incredible look back to the past and the tragic times before adequate vaccinations were available. It was so descriptive that I felt my leg tingle at the thought of such horror.
A great follow on book to those who enjoy the "My Story" series. Jan 12, Jen rated it really liked it very interesting.An almost-too-thorough account of dueling snipers during the Battle of Stalingrad, Enemy at the Gates is a little on the plodding side by times, and the love story feels shoe-horned in (but if you 54%.
The Paperback of the Enemy at the Gates: The Battle for Stalingrad by William Craig at Barnes & Noble. and down arrow (for mozilla firefox browser alt+down arrow) to review and enter to select.
Click or Press Enter to view the items in your shopping bag or Press Tab to interact with the Shopping bag tooltip by the name of Carlos /5(21). Don't even harbor the thought that the film version of "Enemy at the Gates" bears anything but cursory relation to this book.
The movie was actually based on a fictionalized book called "War of the Rats." If you want to read one book about the Hell that was World War II, this is the one/5. Enemy at the Gates is a war film written and directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud and based on William Craig's nonfiction book Enemy at the Gates: The Battle for Stalingrad, which describes the events surrounding the Battle of Stalingrad in the winter of and Review: The Enemy at the Gate by Andrew Wheatcroft.
This book gives a fine account of the siege itself, and of the subsequent siege and capture of Buda by the Habsburgs, which led to the. Enemy at the Gates: The Battle for Stalingrad and millions of other books are available for instant access.
|ENEMY AT THE GATES: The Battle for Stalingrad by William Craig | Kirkus Reviews||Add your rating See all 4 kid reviews. It isthe Germans are invading Stalingrad, and the Russians are overmatched.|
|Book Review: Enemy at the Gates - Book/Movie Report||Somehow, it resembles more with the book War of the Rats by David L. Robbinswhich is a fictionalized account of the duel between two sharpshooters in the warzone of Stalingrad.|
|KIRKUS REVIEW||He was interviewed by Vasily Grossman during the battle and the account of that interview, lightly fictionalized in his novel, Life and Fate is substantially the same as that shown in the movie without naming the German sniper with whom he dueled. Although William Craig's book Enemy at the Gates:|
|Review: The Enemy at the Gate by Andrew Wheatcroft - Telegraph||After "Saving Private Ryan", which had left an overall good impression, I hoped that this Hollywood product would turn out to be on the same level.|
|Essay title: Book Review: Enemy at the Gates||This book fits into the category: Which made me enjoy it better.|
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