Tag Archives: William Wharton

Book Review: Scumbler by William Wharton

Scumbler by William Wharton Publisher – Alfred A. Knopf Copyright 1984 256 pages Rating – 6.5/10 Review – After decades of obscurity, artist/author William Wharton (a pen name for Albert Du Aime) was riding high in 1984. His previous three … Continue reading

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Book Review – Dad by William Wharton

Dad by William Wharton Publisher – Avon Copyright 1981 421 pages Rating – 9/10 Summary – An American artist has chosen to live in France, in large part to escape his parents. However, he must return to southern California to … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Big Red One by Samuel Fuller

The Big Red One by Samuel Fuller Publisher – Bantam Books Copyright 1980 435 pages Rating – 6/10 Summary – Samuel Fuller follows five men in the Army’s First Infantry Division during World War II. They fight in North Africa, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Shrapnel by William Wharton

Shrapnel by William Wharton Publisher – The Friday Project Copyright 2012 (in English; 1999 for the Polish original) 249 pages Rating – 7.5/10 Summary – “War for me, though brief, had been a soul-shaking trauma. I was scared, miserable and … Continue reading

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