"The Wars by Timothy Findley is a searing indictment of man's capacity to destroy the living creatures of his planet, to turn the basic elements of life-earth, air, fire, and water-into the engines of death. The book's graphic images of the holocaust of World War I burn into the imagination. All of Findley's works-short stories, plays, novels-confront uncompromisingly man's terrible capacity for self-destruction."

The above quotation comes from this site. A great interview with Findley check it out here.

For a great resource on the novel check out the following two sites for Acadia University.

Findley 1 Findley 2

Here are some reading notes by a gifted student from my English class. The assignment was to make pre-writing notes for an essay on The Wars
Use these notes to help you understand the novel. (Remember do not plagiarize!!!!!!!!) The notes are in pdf format. You may need to download Adobe Acrobat reader from the Adobe Website

Pre-Writing Notes on the Wars by: Guy Quenneville

Here is another essay about The Wars

Here is a site that contains a great bibliography of material that is available on The Wars. Northwest Passages

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