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The First Casualty

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By: Ben Elton;

Language: English

Quality: Good

Genre: Action and adventure, Crime, Historical fiction, Novel, Thriller,

ISBN: 9780552771306

SKU: BE500531846726

Pages: 443

Description: Flanders, June 1917: a British officer and celebrated poet, is shot dead, killed not by German fire, but while recuperating from shell shock well behind the lines. A young English soldier is arrested and, although he protests his innocence, charged with his murder. Douglas Kingsley is a conscientious objector, previously a detective with the London police, now imprisoned for his beliefs. He is released and sent to France in order to secure a conviction. Forced to conduct his investigations amidst the hell of The Third Battle of Ypres, Kingsley soon discovers that both the evidence and the witnesses he needs are quite literally disappearing into the mud that surrounds him.