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The first casualty

Author: Ben Elton
Publisher: London : Bantam, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A conscientious objector is released from prison and sent to the front lines to investigate the death of a British officer and celebrated poet.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Detective and mystery stories
Mystery fiction
Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
War stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ben Elton
ISBN: 0593051114 9780593051115 0593051122 9780593051122
OCLC Number: 61440828
Description: 381 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Ben Elton.

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A British officer and celebrated poet, is shot dead. A young English soldier is arrested and, although he protests his innocence, charged with his murder. Now, Douglas Kingsley, a conscientious  Read more...

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" A work of formidable imaginative scope the writing is so good, the language so surprisingly subtle and the characters so beautifully delineated." -- "Daily Telegraph "" Riveting action scenes Read more...

 
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