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Bomber by Len Deighton

By Len Deighton

The vintage novel of the second one international warfare that relates in devastating aspect the 24-hour tale of an allied bombing raid.

Bomber is a unique struggle. There are not any victors, no vanquished. There are easily those that stay alive, and those that die.Bomber follows the growth of an Allied air raid via a interval of twenty-four hours in the summertime of 1943. It portrays the entire individuals in a terrifying drama, either within the air and at the floor, in Britain and in Germany.In its documentary kind, it truly is designated. In its emotional strength it's overwhelming.Len Deighton has been both acclaimed as a novelist and as an historian. In Bomber he has mixed either skills to supply a masterpiece.

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In a lull in the fighting, you have time to think. The messenger who arrived the previous night will be with the King, and if you wish to discover his identity you should head in that direction (go to 249). On the other hand, Rupert is ordering a counter-attack against the Parliamentary infantry in the centre and if you wish to obey this order, then turn to 294. 108 106 Harcourt told you that he did not know where Dell was, and that it was Dell who was the leader of the attack against your village.

Dell is the one with the damaged hand. They deserted from the regiment over a month ago. If I had time I would track them down myself - they rode off just before a battle with some Royalist skirmishers. ' you ask. 'Aye, Master, I do. Well, one anyhow. ' The soldier gives you the name of his village and directions to it. Thanking him, you rest with the soldiers for the night before setting out at dawn the following day. Now turn to 80. 120 Rising in the House you make your views plain and suggest that rewards would better be given to men like Oliver Cromwell, a very able cavalry commander.

If you decide instead to call privately on Sir Henry Vane, then turn to 293. 164 Will you decide to make a speech about this? If so, turn to 148. If not, turn to 32. 165 The journey to Oxford is uneventful and upon arrival Rupert enters into a Council of War with the King and other advisors, leaving you with some free time. The atmosphere in Oxford is one of anticipation. Everyone expects the King to begin his campaign soon. Will you spend the time available in a search for Dell (go to 186) or will you simply wait for Rupert to come out of the Council (go to 121)?

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