By Richard Granville McDonald
The outstanding army occupation of Ted McPherson who got here nearer than such a lot to altering historical past through mistake
Kiwi Richard Granville McDonald has written a modern day Flashman tale, in keeping with his personal reviews within the British and New Zealand armies.
Ted MacPherson has survived the torments of Sandhurst drill sergeants, blackmail via Rudolph Hess at Spandau legal, encounters with leading ministers and presidents, close to loss of life by the hands of Somali warlord Mohammed Farah Aideed and entrapment by way of a Cypriot brothel madam. In among, he has came across himself in strife with the military, with ladies and lots of kinds of authority. it is a tale approximately an antipodean larrikin who sails too as regards to the wind.
It’s a very good yarn informed by means of a guy with a present for storytelling.
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Close to the Wind by Richard Granville McDonald