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The last enemy

Author: Richard Hillary
Publisher: London : Vintage, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Last Enemy is the story of Richard Hillary, one of Sebastian Faulks' three 'fatal englishmen'. In this extraordinary account, the author details his experiences as a fighter pilot in the Second World War, in which he was shot down, leading to months in hospital as part of Archibald McIndoe's 'Guinea Pig Club', undergoing pioneering plastic surgery to rebuild his face and hands. The Last Enemy was first  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Personal narratives
Personal narratives, British
Named Person: Richard Hillary; Richard Hillary
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Hillary
ISBN: 9780099551829 0099551829
OCLC Number: 559782018
Notes: Originally published: London: Macmillan, 1942.
Description: pages cm
Responsibility: Richard Hillary.

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In this extraordinary account, the author details his experiences as a fighter pilot in the Second World War, in which he was shot down, leading to months in hospital as part of Archibald McIndoe's  Read more...

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"The Last Enemy rapidly acquired the aura of a book that says something vital, whose importance goes beyond what it literally describes" * Sebastian Faulks * "This slim volume of Hillary's seems to Read more...

 
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