Description - Ghosts of the Empire by Justin Sheedy
As the storm of World War II breaks, Mick O'Regan is a peaceful Sydney working-class boy. Yet he and the shining youth of his generation are cursed to enter a world of high-speed life and death.
Like first-time Aussie backpackers they cross the planet to save the British Empire, their job on arrival the most dangerous of the War: flying for Royal Air Force Bomber Command.
Based on a true Australian war story only being brought to life by author Justin Sheedy's vivid historical fictions, Ghosts of the Empire is also a story of young people living life to the full while they can - in a blacked-out world where dance partners, sex and death flow in equal abundance.
Though standing on its own as the white-knuckle excitement saga that it is, Ghosts of the Empire is the much-anticipated sequel to Nor the Years Condemn , Sheedy's highly acclaimed story of shining young men destined never to grow old. `Ghosts', it is said, are the spirits of those who die violently, tragically, or when ripped from life too young. Ghosts of the Empire is their story.
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Format: Paperback / softback
(215mm x 140mm x 28mm)
New Holland Publishers
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