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A Matter of Time.

Author: Alex Capus; John Brownjohn
Publisher: New York : Haus Publishing, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As WWI rages in Europe, the Kaiser's pleasure cruiser and two dilapidated British gun-boats face-off in the heart of Africa.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Historical fiction
Fiction
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Capus, Alex.
A Matter of Time.
New York : Haus Publishing, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alex Capus; John Brownjohn
ISBN: 9781907822902 1907822909
OCLC Number: 863821653
Description: 1 online resource (282 pages)
Contents: A Matter of Time; Contents; Epilogue; 1. The Hippos Came at Night; 2. Bitter Honey; 3. The Kaiser's Birthday; 4. An African Hangover; 5. The Long-Awaited Telegram; 6. Wendt's Beer Garden; 7. The Epicentre of Human Civilization; 8. Giraffes' Necks and Telegraph Poles; 9. When the Lime Trees Lose Their Leaves in Autumn; 10. Stoking till Judgement Day; 11. Cutlasses Will Be Worn; 12. Oh, Rudi ... ; 13. Black Spiders on His Face; 14. Multicoloured Nigger Socks; 15. For God and the King; 16. Mushy Sweet Potatoes; 17. Parades in the Savannah; 18. Seven Hundred Seasick Soldiers; 19. A Decent Harbour. 20. Humble Victor and Loud-Mouthed Loser21. What a Delightful Part of the World!; 22. Spicer-Simson Takes a Bath; 23. Not Long to Go; 24. Waiting in the Mist; 25. How Peace Descended on the Lake.

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In 1913, three German shipbuilders were ordered to reassemble a steam ship on Lake Tanganyika. At the same time, Winston Churchill sends Commander Geoffrey Spicer-Simson to transport two dilapidated  Read more...

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'A war-torn farce worth waiting for' The Independent 20091123 'Now Alex Capus has added another layer to this strange episode in a sideshow of the first world war, with a wonderful fictionalised Read more...

 
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