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Download e-book for iPad: Corporal Cotton's little war: a novel of the Aegean by John Harris

By John Harris

ISBN-10: 0091362504

ISBN-13: 9780091362508

Storming via Europe, the Nazis are certain to triumph over Greece yet for one guy, Michael Anthony Cotton, a heroic marine who smuggles guns of warfare and funds to the Greek Resistance. Born Mihale Andoni Cotonou, Cotton will get combined up in a deadly venture concerning weapons and high-speed chases. John Harris produces an unforgettable champion, persuasive and notable with a marginally of mastery during this action-packed mystery set opposed to the dazzle of the Aegean.

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A Greek young lady’s name. But, as a matter of fact, in this case, Loukia’s a motor launch. That’s why she’s sending her estimated time of arrival - at Antipalia on the mainland. Scylla’s the code name for the base here. These two gentlemen to be precise. ’ Kennard nodded his acknowledgement of Cotton. Ponsonby’s expression seemed to indicate that Cotton probably smelled. Patullo paused, moving a few papers about on the table in front of him. Since the incident with the shopkeeper in Heraklion, he had taken a great delight in getting Cotton to one side so he could toss phrases at him, testing him, teasing him, quoting a lot of ancient Greek poets Cotton had never heard of and saying he reminded him of Homer or Aeschylus.

You will advance to the right in threes, Major Baldamus thought cynically. You will keep your barrack room tidy. You will engage in a football match. You will capture London, shoot Churchill and take the King of England prisoner. All part of the scheme. The army never suggested that you might not. You will, it said, and that didn’t mean, you will have a go. It meant, quite simply what it said: You will. But though Major Baldamus was under no illusions, he also had no personal doubts. ’ he asked politely.

Scylla’s the code name for the base here. These two gentlemen to be precise. ’ Kennard nodded his acknowledgement of Cotton. Ponsonby’s expression seemed to indicate that Cotton probably smelled. Patullo paused, moving a few papers about on the table in front of him. Since the incident with the shopkeeper in Heraklion, he had taken a great delight in getting Cotton to one side so he could toss phrases at him, testing him, teasing him, quoting a lot of ancient Greek poets Cotton had never heard of and saying he reminded him of Homer or Aeschylus.

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