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By Phil Williams

Birdmen is a narrative approximately our wars. extra in particular, it's the tale of 2 younger males stuck in the midst of the clash in Iraq, and their makes an attempt to carve out which means and function in the middle of a warfare they don't totally understand.

As an outdated veteran within the booklet says, “Something within we all dies in a battle. desire… innocence… might be simply naïveté?” In a feeling, we're all suffering in a few shape or different for a victory that turns out to continuously elude us. all of sudden we discover ourselves combating a conflict that can supply no genuine feel of absolution finally. battle is actually gruesome. fact turns into abstracted. Redemption unearths itself as a frequently disagreeable and intricate process.

Soldiers come domestic from a conflict awaiting to be unfastened and away from the object, basically too frequently to discover they're nonetheless sporting it round inside of them. For those
who pass though it, the struggle isn't quite over, and there is no such factor as a contented ending.

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