Two medics try to save lives in the war torn poppy fields of Afghanistan, while someone in the field hospital is finishing them off.
Solovyov and Larionov by Eugene Vodolazkin (translated from Russian by Lisa C. Hayden) – A Russian novel which is part military history, part academic satire.
The Volunteer by Salvatore Scibona tells of young boy is stranded at Hamburg Fuhlsbuettel Airport in 2010. He speaks no German, it seems as if he was abandoned
A fictionalized account of the book The Persian Expedition by Xenophon, a Greek trying to lead his fellow countrymen home after the fierce battle.
Four Soldiers is a short novel about members of the Russian Army fighting the Civil War in 1919. Mr. Mingarelli won the Prix Medici prize in 2003 for this novel