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A separate peace [Large type] a novel.

The novel focuses on the reminiscences of Gene Forrester who returns to the boarding school he attended during the early years of World War II.

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  • ""Gene Forrester looks back fifteen years to a World War II year in which he and his best friend Phineas were roommates in a New Hampshire boarding school. Their friendship is marred by Finny's crippling fall, an event for which Gene is responsibile and one that eventually leads to tragedy." "Gene Forrester looks back on his school days, spent in a New England town just before World War II. He both admires and envies his close friend and roommate, Finny, who is a natural athlete, in contrast to Gene's special competence as a scholar. When Finny suffers a crippling accident, Gene must face his own involvement in it." Shapiro. Fic for Youth. 3rd ed."
  • "Knowles' classic story of two friends at boarding school during World War II--one of the most starkly moving parables ever written about the dark forces that brood over the tortured world of adolescence--has been a consistent seller for more than 20 years."
  • "Set at a boys' boarding school in New England during the early years of World War II, A Separate Peace is a harrowing and luminous parable of the dark side of adolescence. Gene is a lonely, introverted intellectual. Phineas is a handsome, taunting, daredevil athlete. What happens between the two friends one summer like the war itself, banishes the innocence of these boys and their world."
  • "The novel focuses on the reminiscences of Gene Forrester who returns to the boarding school he attended during the early years of World War II."@en
  • "Presents a novel about a friendship that develops between two boys during a summer vacation at the Devon school during World War II."
  • "The Devon school in the summer of '42 is a lot like the fantasy kingdom of Camelot, and Phineas is its King Arthur, giving off a warm exuberance that attracts loyal followers and beguiles normally suspicious adults. No one loves him more than Gene, but this is Gene's "sarcastic" summer."@en
  • "The Devon school in the summer of '42 is a lot like the fantasy kingdom of Camelot, and Phineas is its King Arthur, giving off a warm exuberance that attracts loyal followers and beguiles normally suspicious adults. No one loves him more than Gene, but this is Gene's "sarcastic" summer."
  • "Gene Forrester looks back fifteen years to a World War II year in which he and his best friend were roommates in a New hampshire boarding school."@en
  • "Gene Forrester looks back fifteen years to a World War II year in which he and his best friend were roommates in a New Hampshire boarding school."@en
  • "Gene Forrester looks back fifteen years to a World War II year in which he and his best friend were roommates in a New Hampshire boarding school."
  • "Gene Forrester looks back fifteen years to a World War II year in which he and his best friend Phineas were roommates in a New Hampshire boarding school. Their friendship is marred by Finny's crippling fall, an event for which Gene is responsible and one that eventually leads to tragedy."@en
  • "Gene Forrester looks back fifteen years to a World War II year in which he and his best friend Phineas were roommates in a New Hampshire boarding school. Their friendship is marred by Finny's crippling fall, an event for which Gene is responsible and one that eventually leads to tragedy."
  • "Featuring explanations of key Themes, Motifs, and Symbols including: transformations, athletics, Finny's fall, the creation of inner enemies, summer and winter sessions, and World War II. Also detailed analysis of these important characters: Gene Forrester, Finny, Elwin "Leper" Lepellier, and Brinker Hadley."
  • "Sparknotes presents a clear discussion of the action and thoughts of the work."@en
  • "The story of two boys and what happens between them at school, one summer during the early years of World War II."@en
  • "Story of Gene, a lonely introvert and Phineas, a handsome athlete and what happened between them one summer during the early years of World War II."@en
  • "A conflict of loyalties between Gene and his fearless friend, Phineas, leads to tragedy."@en
  • "A conflict of loyalties between Gene and his fearless friend, Phineas, leads to tragedy."
  • "Conflicts and attitudes within a New England prep school in 1942, as a group of boys, facing service induction, are involved in personal tragedy."@en
  • "Includes a note on the Author, John Knowles, and introduction to the novel, a list of characters, a brief synopsis, summaries and commentaries, and mor."
  • "Set at a boys' boarding school in New England during the early years of World War II, A Separate Peace is a harrowing and luminous parable of the dark side of adolescence. Gene is a lonely, introverted intellectual. Phineas is a handsome, taunting, daredevil athlete. What happens between the two friends one summer, like the war itself, banishes the innocence of these boys and their world. A bestseller for more than thirty years, A Separate Peace is John Knowles's crowning achievement and an undisputed American classic."
  • "A novel of unrest amony 16-year-olds in a boy's school at the opening of World War II."@en
  • "Gene and Phineas, roommates at an exclusive New England prep school, form a complex bond of friendship that leads to envy, violence, and betrayal."@en

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  • "Historical fiction."
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