[ BOOKS ] ⚣ The Brick Foxhole Author Richard Brooks – Marjoriejane.co.uk

The Brick Foxhole chapter 1 The Brick Foxhole , meaning The Brick Foxhole , genre The Brick Foxhole , book cover The Brick Foxhole , flies The Brick Foxhole , The Brick Foxhole dc3ab2456b8cc Set In The U.S During The Final Months Of WWII, This Story Of Murder Reflects The Racism, Anti Semitism, And Homophobia Of The Times The Main Characters Are A Group Of Soldiers Coping With The Frustration, Boredom, And Disgrace Of Serving Stateside While Other Men Are Over In Europe And The Pacific, Killing The Enemy Brooks Wrote The Novel While Serving Stateside During The War In The Marine Film Corp He Claimed To Have Based The Story On Conversations He Heard Amongst His Fellow Marines.This Novel Was The Turned Into The 1947 Film Noir Movie Crossfire Starring Robert Young, Robert Ryan, And Robert Mitchum, Where The Motivation For Murder Was Changed From Gay Bashing To Anti Semitism.


10 thoughts on “The Brick Foxhole

  1. says:

    Before Richard Brooks became one of Hollywood s grittiest directors and screenwriters, he wrote a handful of novels, one of which this one became the great motion picture CROSSFIRE, a fine film noir which also was a landmark in the movies treatment of anti semitism Brooks s novel differs considerably from the film in a number of ways, most prominently in that the victim of the central murder around which the story revolves is a homosexual in the book rather than the Jew of the movie Brooks Before Richard Brooks became one of Hollywood s grittiest directors and screenwriters, he wrote a handful of novels, one of which this one became the great motion picture CROSSFIRE, a fine film noir which also was a landmark in the movies treatment of anti semitism Brooks s novel differs considerably from the film in a number of ways, most prominently in that the victim of the central murder around w...


  2. says:

    You ve seen the movie now read the book Crossfire.


  3. says:

    An excellent book full of racism, and homophobia What makes it so good is the realism with which it depicts the characters of the day I especially loved the ending.


  4. says:

    A military group defends it s brothers handling hate Well written, well plotted most interesting


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