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This review is from: Red Gold (Paperback)
The continuing adventures of Jean Casson, a man who would rather be making love than fighting (would n't we all) Having returned to France at the end of the previous book 'The world at night' He is on the run from the Germans , the Communists and the Petainists at various points in the story and gets involved in many aspects of the resistance. At one point we are told that there at least 16 different groups fighting the occupation.
This is the strength of this book. It is complicated all the resistance groups have one eye on the future aware that todays allies may well be tomorrows enemies. There is a great sense of history and the way in which various sections of the community deal with the privations of occupation.
Jean Casson is a fascinating character he is not ideally suited to a world of violent action but is able to react when he has to. I enjoyed this book and i want to know what happens next.... Please Mr Furst i am running out of your books.