Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Get Latest Book News + FREE Shipping. Subscribe to the Boomerang Books Bulletin eNewsletter right now!

Description - Best We Forget by Bernard Clancy

Donkey Simpson, a typically naive young Australian, thrust into uniform by his country, sets out on the adventure of a lifetime -- or so he thinks. But Vietnam is not what he expected. It's a horror story. It's a story over which he has no control, at first a 'typical Army stuff-up' which wrenches him this way and that, like a puppet soldier on a string, and then something far more dangerous and sinister threatens to destroy him -- but who's pulling the strings? This is the story of Simpson and his mates, caught in a war between powerful ideologies which none of them understood. They walk the fine line of sanity, swinging wildly between love and hate, pathos and humour, patriotism and treason, life and pointless death. Donkey Simpson's story is centred around the Public Relations Office of the Australian contingent, and a spy in the nearby Intelligence Office -- a spy of unclear loyalties, working for the South Vietnamese allies, working for the enemy, or working only for survival? The novel has its ugly aspects -- most soldiers' lack of respect for the Vietnamese, whether ally or enemy, the callous disregard for human life, and the treachery practised on both sides.

Buy Best We Forget by Bernard Clancy from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780958771894
ISBN-10: 0958771898
Format: Paperback
(140mm x 215mm x 32mm)
Pages: 390
Imprint: Indra Publishing
Publisher: Indra Publishing
Publish Date: 1-Jan-1998
Country of Publication: Australia

Book Reviews - Best We Forget by Bernard Clancy

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Best We Forget book by Bernard Clancy and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review

Author Biography - Bernard Clancy

Bernard Clancy