Enlisted, conscripted, drafted. Recruited, enrolled, and called up.
That’s right folks. You’re in the reading army now.
The next book on our list is…
The Red Badge of Courage
by Stephen Crane.
We’re diving into American history.
“Henry Fleming, a raw Union recruit in the American Civil War, is anxious to confirm his patriotism and manhood–to earn his “badge of courage.” (back cover of the 1985 Penguin Classics copy)
Listen up, WEM soldiers! You’ll be reporting for reading duty in a matter of days, so find your copy of
The Red Badge of Courage.