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Description - All That I Have by Laurent Joffrin

On a moonlit night in 1943 an Indian princess was parachuted in to occupied France to join the Resistance as a radio operator code-named Aurora. Daughter of a Sufi mystic, she had declined the Special Operations Executive firearms training because she did not want to kill anyone - yet she landed in Brittany knowing that she had a 50 per cent chance of arrest, interrogation and torture by the Gestapo, and death - which for captured agents could sometimes not come soon enough. But the Nazis have to catch her first, and she has work to do in the meantime, together with a growing involvement with John Sutherland, a British Commando who is serving alongside her. It is his voice that tells the story of the months that follow as he and Noor travel to Paris to join the Prosper network and participate in their own parts of the resistance - he to blow up a train station and cover a commando attack on a U-Boat, she to let headquarters in London know exactly what is going on, under the nose of radio detectors that can pinpoint a transmitter within half and hour of it starting to broadcast. And as if escaping arrest and fighting the occupying forces is not enough, Sutherland has been told th

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780099451969
ISBN-10: 0099451964
Format: Paperback
(197mm x 131mm x 23mm)
Pages: 352
Imprint: Arrow Books Ltd
Publisher: Cornerstone
Publish Date: 7-Jul-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Laurent Joffrin

Laurent Joffrin was born in 1952 and is editor-in-chief of Le Nouvel Observateur. He has written several other books including Les Batailles de Napoleon (2000).