The Best Novels About World War 1 Books
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The Best Novels About World War 1

List Criteria: Fiction books that use WWI as a setting or major theme

This is a list about the best novels about World War 1; this list answers the question, "What are the best historical fiction books about World War 1?" Also known as the First World War, this global war lasted from 1914 – 1918. It was the fifth deadliest war in the world’s history; until the approach of second World War. it was simply referred to as the Great War or World War.

 The war involved most of the world’s countries that drew together and eventually formed into two separate alliances: the Allies and the Central Powers. Ultimately over 70 military personnel, including 60 million European military personnel were mobilized into one of the largest wars in history. The underlying cause of the war was the 28 June 1914 assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, heir to the throne of Austria-Hungary, by Yugoslav nationalist Gavrilo Princip in Sarajevo.

 The end-result of the murder set off a diplomatic crisis; within weeks the war began, spreading the conflict across the world. The League of Nations was formed as a direct result of the war. While many timeless stories have been written about the events that took place in the war, this list focuses on perhaps the best WWI fictional novels.
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    Erich Maria Remarque More
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    Ernest Hemingway More
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    Louis de Bernières More
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    Birdsong: a Novel of Love and War

    Sebastian Faulks More
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    Regeneration Trilogy

    Pat Barker More
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    Journey's End

    R. C. Sherriff More
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    The four horsemen of the Apocalypse

    Vicente Blasco Ibáñez More
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    Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn More
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    Jaroslav Hašek More
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    Rebecca West More
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    Ashenden: Or the British Agent

    W. Somerset Maugham More
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    Louis-Ferdinand Céline More
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    A Very Long Engagement

    Sébastien Japrisot More
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    Fall of Giants

    Ken Follett More
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    The Daughters of Mars

    Thomas Keneally More
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    War Horse (War Horse, #1)

    Michael Morpurgo More
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    Sardinian brigade

    Emilio Lussu More
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    A Soldier of the Great War

    Mark Helprin More
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    In Pale Battalions

    Robert Goddard More
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    Flanders

    Patricia Anthony More
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    Three Day Road

    Joseph Boyden More
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    A sailor of Austria

    John Biggins More
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    Rilla of Ingleside

    Lucy Maud Montgomery More
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    The Wars

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    The Book of Secrets

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    One of Ours

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    Long Road to Baghdad

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    Erich Maria Remarque More
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    David L. Seidman, Ben Elton More
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    After the war

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    Michail Aleksandrovich Sholokhov More
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    Winged Victory

    V. M. Yeates More
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    hard to catch mercy

    William Baldwin More
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    Private Peaceful

    Michael Morpurgo More
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    The Officers' Ward

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    Maisie Dobbs

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    Lethargica

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