By Dan Billany
Dan Billany's The catch, first released in 1950, nonetheless stands - within the opinion of M.R.D. Foot - as 'one of the main robust English novels to come back out of the [Second global War].' It echoes the wartime stories of its writer, who's believed to have died in 1943 whereas at the run from an Italian POW camp, yet now not sooner than entrusting the manuscripts of The catch to safekeeping.
The book's narrator, military lieutenant Michael Carr, tells of his early years in Cornwall, of the woman he met and enjoyed there, and of the tough occasions her family members persisted among the wars. those problems and joys cave in to the tragedy of struggle, and the book's narrative turns into certainly one of comradeship, suspense and scuffling with within the North African wilderness.
'The seize is a phenomenal novel by way of a author of ordinary genius... written with nice strength and honesty... profoundly impressive.' instances Literary Supplement
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Dan Billany's The seize, first released in 1950, nonetheless stands - within the opinion of M. R. D. Foot - as 'one of the main strong English novels to come back out of the [Second international War]. ' It echoes the wartime reviews of its writer, who's believed to have died in 1943 whereas at the run from an Italian POW camp, yet now not sooner than entrusting the manuscripts of The seize to safekeeping.
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