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Castle keep

Author: William Eastlake
Publisher: London : Cassell, 2001, ©1965.
Series: Cassell military paperbacks
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A detachment of American soldiers assigned to a Belgian castle during World War II indulge in their various hobbies, virtually sitting out the war, until a counteroffensive puts them in the path of the German Army.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
War stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Eastlake
ISBN: 0304358657 9780304358656
OCLC Number: 46600412
Notes: Originally published: New York : Simon and Schuster, 1965.
Description: 382 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Cassell military paperbacks
Responsibility: William Eastlake.

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It is December 1944 and a detachment of American soldiers has been assigned to guard an ancient castle in Belgium inhabited by an elderly aristocrat, his wife, and countless valuable artefacts. The  Read more...

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"A surreal small masterpiece about the horrors and grim humours of war" - Time; "a story of war, but not of technical battle, and altogether poetic...far more coherent than Catch 22" - New York Read more...

 
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