By Anthony Price
David Audley no 17
A New type of struggle* takes us again to the Greece and Germany of 1945 - because the previous type of warfare involves its reputable finish. Why has David Audley damaged the British-Greek truce? And moreover, why did his brigadier order his activities? Is it simply twist of fate that Audley is shocked close to Delphi by means of Captain Fattorini of the Royal Engineers? due to that unlucky stumble upon, Fattorini reveals himself in occupied Germany because the most modern member of TRR-2: a unique Intelligence unit engaged in a perilous and brutal online game. it isn't till he ultimately meets Audley's mysterious brigadier that Fattorini learns the entire fact approximately his personal project within the ill-omened Teutoburg Forest.
From Publishers Weekly
Set normally between a gaggle of British military officials in Germany in August 1945, this new mystery by way of the writer of The Labyrinth Maker exemplifies the truism approximately struggle: hours of boredom punctuated through moments of terror. Capt. Fred Fattorini of the Royal Engineers, member of a robust British banking kin, wonders why a small English aspect breaks the civil conflict truce in Greece in February 1945. He doesn't discover till he's assigned to that very same distinctive unit, referred to as TRR-2, in occupied Germany. Fattorini continues to be passionate about the incident, attempting to ferret out the truthfrom his "mad" colonel, a number of fellow majors (his personal advertising is a secret to him) and the boyish, loquacious Capt. Audley. purely after an exercize in lifting a German DP scientist, during which the British double-cross the americans, does Fattorini notice what's quite happening: a British try and co-opt high-level German scientists from less than the noses of the Russians and discover a Russian operative of their midst. There are tricks of Evelyn Waugh's wartime trilogy and yes traits towards Anthony Powell's obliqueness in his A Dance to the tune of Time sequence. yet obliqueness the following turns into annoyingly talky, and the tone of anguished cynicism turns out stagey. this isn't Price's most sensible attempt.
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About the Author
Anthony cost was once born in Hertfordshire and proficient at Oxford. His lengthy occupation in journalism culminated within the editorship of the Oxford occasions. he's the writer of nineteen novels and has gained the CWA Silver and Gold Daggers.
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A New Kind Of War by Anthony Price