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By Blair Chamberlin

global battle eleven is raging, and nonetheless mourning the tragic demise of his submariner brother, a service provider army officer, Mathew Lang, embarks on a dicy voyage TO Hong Kong to affix his new send as leader officer. the very last thing he's searching for is love, yet at the lengthy voyage he meets Elizabeth Wolsey, a fellow passenger, they usually start an ambivalent relationship.

The courting blossoms within the unique and sybaritic way of life of pre-war Hong Kong and with marriage deliberate their destiny turns out predictable and guaranteed. yet because the lengthy perceived possibility of a eastern invasion turns into fact, they locate themselves embroiled in a determined fight to flee the colony and locate defense in Australia – concerning the simply haven to be had for these fleeing the Japanese.

Matthew reveals Elizabeth a berth on one of many final ships to flee sooner than the japanese onslaught ultimately overwhelms the defenders after which himself manages to escape in a dramatic final second attempt in a semi-disabled vessel. What follows for him is a hellish 12-months trip throughout the jungles and swamps of the a long way East – the Philippines, Borneo and New Guinea as he battles for survival in an try and succeed in Australia and a re-union with the lady he loves.

Rain In August is a sea-faring novel, in keeping with a real tale, that is choked with romance, experience and the dogged spirit and backbone which observed humans via one of many darkest classes of the 20 th Century.

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Global warfare eleven is raging, and nonetheless mourning the tragic demise of his submariner brother, a service provider army officer, Mathew Lang, embarks on a dicy voyage TO Hong Kong to hitch his new send as leader officer. the very last thing he's trying to find is love, yet at the lengthy voyage he meets Elizabeth Wolsey, a fellow passenger, they usually commence an ambivalent dating.

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