Free Shipping In the UK
The Naked and the Dead By Norman Mailer

The Naked and the Dead
by Norman Mailer

In Stock
£3.59
Based on Mailer's own experiences of military service in the Philippines during World War II, this novel follows the story of a platoon of young American soldiers as they fight their way across the Japanese-held Pacific island of Anopopei.
Only 2 left

The Naked and the Dead Summary


The Naked and the Dead by Norman Mailer

Fifitieth Anniversary Edition With a new introduction by Norman Mailer * 'The best war novel to come out of the United States.' The Times * Norman Mailer's first novel. The book that catapulted him to instant fame. * A modern classic, on every American Literature student's reading list. * Based on Mailer's own experience of military service in the Philippines during World War Two, The Naked and the Dead is a graphically truthful and shattering portrayal of ordinary men in battle. First published in 1949, as America was still basking in the glories of the Allied victory, it altered forever the popular perception of warfare.

Why buy from World of Books

Our excellent value books literally don't cost the earth
Free delivery in the UK
Read more here
Every used book bought is one saved from landfill

The Naked and the Dead Reviews


'Mailer recorded every foul thought and word of his characters, wrote about ignorant, savage, primitive men. For maturity of viewpoint, for technical competence, and for stark dramatic power, The Naked and the Dead is an incredibly finished performance.' New York Times

About Norman Mailer


Norman Mailer is a major figure in postwar American literature. He is a Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winner. His most recent works include Ancient Evenings, The Executioner's Song, and, most recently, The Gospel According to the Son.

Additional information

GOR001188471
The Naked and the Dead by Norman Mailer
Norman Mailer
Flamingo modern classics
Used - Very Good
Paperback
HarperCollins Publishers
1992-08-12
720
0586091157
9780586091159
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.