USD 7. Sign in to Purchase Instantly. Overview The complete revamping of Catherine Coulter's Signet Regency, An Intimate Deception , led to this: a full-bodied historical romance with a new beginning and a new ending. About the Author. She lives in northern California. Average Review.
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Call for the Dead George Smiley Series. Go back They got me a portable typewriter straight away and I just went home. That novel was From the City, from the Plough, published in and reprinted five times in its first six weeks. The book went on to sell nearly a million copies and was hailed by critics as one of the most authentic portrayals of war ever written.
On the evening of the launch party at Jonathan Cape's offices in Bedford Square, Bloomsbury, Baron arrived by bus, took one look at the crowded rooms filled with London's literary elite, turned on his heel and returned home. His determination to tell the story of the poor, bloody infantry was driven by a realisation that "the first novels to get published [about the war] were all by officers. Either by officers or.
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I read those books and I thought that nobody was writing about the ordinary soldiers. Nearly 70 years after the events it describes, From the City, from the Plough is still a searing book. All of the author's sympathies and affections are with the anxious young conscripts who make up the Fifth Battalion of the Wessex Regiment, training on the south coast and waiting for D-Day.
The more this motley group of innocents is individualised - and Baron is adroit at vivid characterisation - the greater the shock when, within hours of landing in Normandy, most of them are dead.
An Intimate Deception (Baron, book 3) by Catherine Coulter
Drowned, blown to pieces by grenades, crushed by tanks, they lie limbless and eviscerated, their corpses scattered across the cornfields and orchards. A series of novels followed in quick succession, each consolidating Baron's reputation: There's No Home , Rosie Hogarth , With Hope, Farewell , The Human Kind and a further nine thereafter the last was published in ; Baron died 22 years later. Many of his books dealt with working-class life in London during and after the war, when class and radical politics seemed interwoven.
There's No Home describes an interlude in the Sicily campaign when a tired and depleted battalion billets in a small town and the troops briefly merge their lives with those of the Sicilian poor, some of the men even setting up home with local women and their children. Although Baron was appalled by the poverty and violent conflict endured there, he was entranced that he was in a world touched by Homer. Fiction Romance Historical Fiction.
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