Fb2 War Of The Rats ePub
by David L. Robbins
|Author:||David L. Robbins|
|Publisher:||Bantam; 1st edition (July 6, 1999)|
|Fb2 eBook:||1585 kb|
|ePub eBook:||1773 kb|
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David L. Robbins’s novel War of the Rats tells the story of the siege of Stalingrad from a very personal . Though the book is a story of snipers, I found the German corporal, Nikki, to be the most interesting character of the story. As a German soldier, Nikki should be the bad guy.
David L. Robbins’s novel War of the Rats tells the story of the siege of Stalingrad from a very personal nature. One character sets the tone by asking, Will this war overlook nothing? Is it beginning to hunt for us now by name, one at a time?. The story centers around four viewpoint characters- two Russian, two German, and tells the story of how the battle for the city became a battle between two snipers. He's part of an invading army, and the Russian snipers are justified in trying to drive them off.
German soldiers call the battle Rattenkrieg, War of the Rats. The combat is horrific, as soldiers die in the smoking cellars and trenches of a ruined city. Through this twisted carnage stalk two men-one Russian, one German-each the top sniper in his respective army. These two marksmen are equally matched in both skill and tenacity.
War of the Rats book. David Robbins has done an excellent job at crafting a very moving and human story from the hellish nightmare of the Battle of Stalingrad. Taking the real life biographies of a number of key actors Robbins delivers a fast paced story of a desperate battle to repel the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union, a story with an eye for detail and realisim with some of the descriptions of injury suceeding in turning my stomach. Having recently visited the A surprisingly good read.
Used availability for David L Robbins's War of the Rats. October 1999 : UK Hardback. Robbins grimly recounts the merciless determination of the German and Soviet combatants of the battle of. .You'll read below how War Of The Rats is racist, badly written and bland. Robbins grimly recounts the merciless determination of the German and Soviet combatants of the battle of Stalingrad in War of the Rats. The characters are drawn so wonderfully and sympathetically that your heart breaks for them, Russian as well as German. In fact, an earmark of the novel is how evenhanded Robbins treats both sides of the terrible conflict of Stalingrad.
Three of the four principal characters in War of the Rats-Zaitsev, Thorvald, and the female sniper Tania Chernova-were actual combatants at Stalingrad. Their escapades and those of several of their comrades have been documented in a number of works of history, and this novel has been drawn from those works (see Bibliography). But the German sniper’s and the female partisan’s adventures and fates in Stalingrad have been left unchanged. The fourth character, Corporal Nikki Mond, is a composite German soldier who lives as authentic a life in Stalingrad as could be devised for him. Robbins is the bestselling author of War of the Rats, Liberation Road, Last Citadel, Scorched Earth, The End of War, and Souls to Keep. Robbins also teaches advanced creative writing as a visiting professor at the Virginia Commonwealth University Honors College. He divides his time betwee. ore about David L. Robbins. Category: Historical Fiction Military Fiction Suspense & Thriller.
SIX dawns in a row, he thought, six days lying in this awful hole tch. We’ll have a contest. Competition targets, clay disks, name it. Whoever is the better shot wins. The loser shoots himself in the head, and we’ll be done with it. But let’s do it, Rabbit. Enough of this cold crawling down the backs of our necks and dribbling down our ribs all day. Enough of sandwiches and cheeses. It’s time for a dark beer and a steak served.
War of the Rats is a World War II fiction novel written by David L. Robbins in 1999. The plot focuses on a 1942 battle between the Nazi Germans and the Soviets set in Stalingrad, Soviet Union
War of the Rats is a World War II fiction novel written by David L. The plot focuses on a 1942 battle between the Nazi Germans and the Soviets set in Stalingrad, Soviet Union. The battle is declared by Viktor Tabori to be "Rattenkrieg"; translated, War of the Rats. The story focuses in on the lives of two expert snipers, a Russian and a German, each with the goal of killing the other.
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