A Soldier of the Great War
Experience the lush, literary epic of love, beauty, and war in this acclaimed novel by Mark Helprin. Follow Alessandro Giuliani, a privileged son of a Roman lawyer, through his idyllic life of racing horses, climbing mountains, and falling in love. But when the Great War intervenes, Alessandro's world changes forever. Fast forward half a century to meet an aging hero, who tells the tragic story of his life, including loss, gain, and a love song for his family.