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Four Days in June

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Four Days in June

by Gale, Iain

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ISBN 10
0007201036
ISBN 13
9780007201037
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A remarkable debut novel, 'Four Days in June' is an imaginative but accurate reconstruction of five men – all real figures – five points of view, and four days of one of the world's most famous battles.Four days in June, 1815. Five men, three armies, on the fields of Waterloo. A battle for honour, glory, civilisation. And two great leaders, Napoleon and Wellington, in direct confrontation for the first time, to take their nations to victory. General De Lancey, Wellington's new Quartermaster-General, recently married and yearning for his beautiful wife. Colonel MacDonnell, a Scot who must hold his post to the last man. General Ziethen of the Prussian army, distrustful of the British but vital to their cause. Marshall Ney, mistrusted by Napoleon but revered by the French soldiers. And Napoleon, who must prove his worth as a great warrior for the glory of France. As the battle develops over the four days, it is seen through the very different positions and characters of the front men. From the eve of the battle to its bloody conclusion, there is defiance, desperation and great courage on both sides. Iain Gale, in his first novel, draws the scene, the devastation, the stench of war, with such vitality that, though the outcome is known, the tension of war comes vividly to life.

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Bookseller
World of Books Ltd GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
GOR001297849
Title
Four Days in June
Author
Gale, Iain
Format/binding
Hardback
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity available
8
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0007201036
ISBN 13
9780007201037
Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
Place of Publication
London
This edition first published
April 24, 2006

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