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  • <p><strong>Title</strong>: On Killing: The Psychological Cost of Learning to Kill in War and Society<br />
<strong>Author</strong>: Lt. Col. Dave Grossman<br />
<strong>Paperback</strong>: 416 pages<br />
<strong>Publisher</strong>: Back Bay Books (revised) 2009<br />
<strong>Language</strong>: English</p>
<p>This is a fascinating read which ultimately tries to cram too much into too small a book. Depending on which of its many and sometimes conflicting aims you are considering, it either succeeds marvellously or fails dismally. At its heart, however, the book explores what happens to men on the battlefield, what it takes to make them kill and how they live with the knowledge  […]</p>

    Book Review: On Killing

    Title: On Killing: The Psychological Cost of Learning to Kill in War and Society
    Author: Lt. Col. Dave Grossman
    Paperback: 416 pages
    Publisher: Back Bay Books (revised) 2009
    Language: English

    This is a fascinating read which ultimately tries to cram too much into too small a book. Depending on which of its many and sometimes conflicting aims you are considering, it either succeeds marvellously or fails dismally. At its heart, however, the book explores what happens to men on the battlefield, what it takes to make them kill and how they live with the knowledge […]