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Inhaltsangabe: In 1976, Tom Faulkner is in Fowey, the small Cornish south coast port, to attend the funeral of Jack Faulkner, his father, and put his affairs in order. Soon, it becomes apparent his father may not have met a natural end which leads Tom on an odyssey to Italy and into his father's wartime past. In Italy, Tom meets Carlo Miller, an elderly priest and friend of Jack; here the story moves to 1933. Jack first meets the Landucci family while a member of the MG racing team preparing for the Mille Miglia road race. Jack is back in Italy during the Second World War and is sent into the Mussolini Salo Republic with a special mission from the SOE. He years to rekindle his acquaintance with Nicole Landucci, the beautiful fascist aristocrat he cannot forget. In The Serpent and the Cross, Mark Simmons has written a mesmerizing novel inspired by real events that captures the vicious conflict of the Second World War in Italy: a novel where love meets unbending ideology, compassion triumphs over tough justice and all the characters, both powerful and weak, prove vulnerable to human weaknesses.
Titel: Serpent and the Cross
Verlag: BERTRAMS PRINT ON DEMAND Aug 2010
Buchbeschreibung Cassell, 1980. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Very Good. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Very Good. First Edition. VG/VG- 1st edition very large, very heavy 1980 Cassell hardback, price-clipped DJ with many colour and B/W illustrations, highly enjoyable overview of the papal states and the pre-Columbian Gods. Small tear to top of DJ spine, light crease to top edge of DJ, else VG and bright internally. Sent Airmail at no extra cost; Worldwide Shipping IMMEDIATE 1ST CLASS/AIRMAIL DISPATCH Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History; ISBN/EAN: 9780304307241. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 026471. Artikel-Nr. 026471