About this book
Paperback edition of the powerful novel which depicts the psychological impact of war, by a young Iraq War veteran. It won the "Guardian" First Book Award and was a finalist for the National Book Award in America. Returning to the US from the war in Iraq, John is hailed as a hero, but he can't escape the memories of the experiences he had there, or of his lost comrade Murph. 'A wonderful, powerful novel that moves and terrifies' "Independent On Sunday"
An unforgettable depiction of the psychological impact of war, by a young Iraq veteran and poet, THE YELLOW BIRDS is already being hailed as a modern classic.