Killing Rommel

by Steven Pressfield | 07 May 2009
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An unputdownable and incredibly evocative military novel full of thrilling battle scenes and flesh and blood characters from Steven Pressfield, author of The Sunday Times Bestseller Gates of Fire. "A terrific read...this is historical fiction at its very best." -- JAMES HOLLAND "A splendid tour-de-force...it should not be missed" -- WASHINGTON POST "Both a captivating history lesson and rousing guts-n-glory saga" -- ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY "Compelling...the narrative is a page turner" -- ***** Reader review "Mr Pressfield is a true craftsman in the best possible way. You LIVE the story while he is telling it" -- ***** Reader review "Simply a brilliant read" -- ***** Reader review **************************************************** NORTH AFRICA, 1942. AN ELITE BRITISH ARMY UNIT IS ON A DEADLY MISSION. Autumn, 1942: Hitler's legions have swept across Europe. Soviet Russia reels under the German onslaught while across the channel, Britain struggles on. And in North Africa, Field Marshall Erwin Rommel and his Afrika Korps have routed the 8th Army, threatening the oil fields of the Middle East. The war hangs in the balance... Out of this, the British hatch a desperate plan - to send a small, highly mobile fighting force behind enemy lines to strike a blow that will stop Rommel's army in its tracks. It is to be called the Long Range Desert Group and its exploits will become the stuff of legend. Based on real events, Steven Pressfield's bold novel brings to pulse-racing life the ingenuity and daring of this maverick commando unit - a disparate, dedicated 'band of brothers' who sacrificed so much for the sake of freedom...
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An unputdownable and incredibly evocative military novel full of thrilling battle scenes and flesh and blood characters from Steven Pressfield, author of The Sunday Times Bestseller Gates of Fire. "A terrific read...this is historical fiction at its very best." -- JAMES HOLLAND "A splendid tour-de-force...it should not be missed" -- WASHINGTON POST "Both a captivating history lesson and rousing guts-n-glory saga" -- ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY "Compelling...the narrative is a page turner" -- ***** Reader review "Mr Pressfield is a true craftsman in the best possible way. You LIVE the story while he is telling it" -- ***** Reader review "Simply a brilliant read" -- ***** Reader review **************************************************** NORTH AFRICA, 1942. AN ELITE BRITISH ARMY UNIT IS ON A DEADLY MISSION. Autumn, 1942: Hitler's legions have swept across Europe. Soviet Russia reels under the German onslaught while across the channel, Britain struggles on. And in North Africa, Field Marshall Erwin Rommel and his Afrika Korps have routed the 8th Army, threatening the oil fields of the Middle East. The war hangs in the balance... Out of this, the British hatch a desperate plan - to send a small, highly mobile fighting force behind enemy lines to strike a blow that will stop Rommel's army in its tracks. It is to be called the Long Range Desert Group and its exploits will become the stuff of legend. Based on real events, Steven Pressfield's bold novel brings to pulse-racing life the ingenuity and daring of this maverick commando unit - a disparate, dedicated 'band of brothers' who sacrificed so much for the sake of freedom...
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