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Trial by Battle - TOWRY, Peter

Hutchinson, 1959, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Good+ - in Good DJ. DJ edgeworn with several nicks and chips, slight loss. Bruised at head and tail. Top edges of text block dusty. Internally bright and clean.

In his third year at Cambridge, Alan Mart is flung by necessity of war into army life, and after fifteen months is a second lieutenant with an infantry battalion in India. Both in his training there and in the fighting he later sees in Malaya, he learns to come to terms with an alien mode of existence and to tackle the subtle difficulties of commanding an alien people, with one of whom, his young orderly, Sundar Singh, he almost bridges the intangible, racial gap. 191pp. Size: 8vo Large Post (8¼" x 5") Jacket Designed by Ley Kenyon. Dust wrapper in protective, removable sleeve.


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