[Novel] Going After Cacciato (Tim O’Brien)

Going After Conciatio

Book

Going After Cacciatio is an unusual magical realism novel set in Vietnam war, where a bunch of soldiers chase a deserter… all the way to Paris, while experiencing a whole bunch of different cultures and discussing the spiritually hollow nature of modern conflicts.

Positive:
Negative:
Interesting, quirky characters
The plot feels disjointed like a fever dream
Thought-provoking on war and human condition
The plot isn’t most immersing or exciting

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