Tales of the South Pacific is a compilation of amusing war stories that the author has collected over the years he was in service.
They feel both authentic, interesting and vastly entertaining at the same time. On top of that, they provide a lot of insight into the culture of exotic lands and also the way Americans tried to adapt to it. If you are interested either in the culture of indigenous populations in South Pacific or how the war was waged there, do yourself a favor and read this book.
|Crisp prose with hints of sarcasm||Not really groundbreaking in any way|
|Gives insight into the culture and history of South Pacific|
|Gives insight into the war in the South Pacific|