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This story is about a teenager, Henry Fleming, who enlists in the Union Army for seeking glory but as the battle approaches, he is afraid of death and enemies, and on the day of battle, he runs away from the field.
What makes this book stand out?
The distinctive style of writing and journey from innocence to maturity.
Read it for
It is wonderful portrayal of growth of Henry from an innocent fearful individual to a mature and courageous soldier.
Don't read it for
The writing style, which makes it unique, is also tiresome and boring for many.