New PDF release: Death of a Translator

By Ed Gorman

ISBN-10: 1911350080

ISBN-13: 9781911350088

ISBN-10: 1978613903

ISBN-13: 9781978613904

'I have by no means learn whatever that so absolutely and completely captured the non-public adventure and the private aftermath of war.' - PJ O'Rourke

After that summer time in Kabul province, the younger freelancer grew to become a employees reporter for the days of London, masking conflicts in Northern eire, the Gulf, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and the Balkans yet Afghanistan by no means enable him pass.

A younger, devil-may-care Englishman, made up our minds to document at the Soviet conflict and make a reputation for himself, makes a fateful dedication to a swashbuckling Afghan guerrilla commander. not just will he pass contained in the capital secretly and reside within the community of secure homes run by means of the resistance, he'll trip round the urban in a Soviet military jeep, dressed as a Russian officer.

Waiting within the mountain camp, from the place Niazuldin s band of combatants lived and deliberate their hit-and-run assaults on Soviet troops, Ed Gorman discovers what it capability to event wrestle with males whose simply curiosity is to be killed or martyred.
Death of a Translator is a searingly sincere description of a brain haunted and finally paralysed via the phobia of put up hectic pressure Disorder.

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