Dominion by C. J. Sansom PDF

Historical Fiction

By C. J. Sansom

ISBN-10: 0345813650

ISBN-13: 9780345813657

Straight away a vibrant, haunting reimagining of Nineteen Fifties Britain, a gripping, humane secret agent mystery and a poignant love tale, with Dominion C.J. Sansom once more asserts himself because the grasp of the old novel. 1952. Twelve years have handed considering that Churchill misplaced to the appeasers and Britain surrendered to Nazi Germany. the clicking, radio and tv are tightly managed. British Jews face ever larger constraints. yet Churchill's Resistance infantrymen on. And in a Birmingham psychological clinic, fragile scientist Frank Muncaster holds a mystery which may regulate the stability of the worldwide fight endlessly. Civil Servant David Fitzgerald, a undercover agent for the Resistance, is given the venture to rescue Frank and get him in another country. difficult on his heels is Gestapo agent Gunther Hoth, an excellent, implacable hunter of fellows, who quickly has Frank, in addition to David's blameless spouse, Sarah, at once in his points of interest. C.J. Sansom's literary mystery wintry weather in Madrid earned him comparisons to Graham Greene, Sebastian Faulks and Ernest Hemingway. Now, within the first substitute historical past epic from Sansom within the culture of Robert Harris's native land and Stephen King's 11/22/63, Sansom doesn't simply recreate the past--he reinvents it. In a spellbinding story of suspense, oppression and poignant love, Dominion dares to discover how, in moments of problem, heritage can activate the choices of some courageous males and women--the secrets and techniques they maintain and the bonds they proportion.

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On the beach, the others dug in their heels and held the swimmers’ line. 32 Sam held his breath as the surfmen went under. Then he saw their heads rise above the hissing foam. 33 At last the men reached the ship and climbed on board. They tied the little boy to Theodore Meekins’s back. The men struggled back to shore. The boy’s face was white. His teeth chattered from the cold. Sam helped Keeper Etheridge wrap him in a blanket. 35 Two more surfmen swam out to the wreck. This time they carried back the child’s mother.

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