Early One Morning

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Headline, Jan 7, 2010 - Fiction - 352 pages
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In the flamboyant Twenties, Englishman William Grover-Williams and Frenchman Robert Benoist were fierce rivals racing their elegant Bugattis on the glittering European race circuits. Not only is the World Championship in their sights, but they have both fallen for the sensuous charms of the extravagantly beautiful Eve Aubicq. But when war breaks out, everything changes. Paris is in the iron-grip of German occupation and Robert and William join the Special Operations Executive to help the French Resistance undermine the brutal occupying regime. Their missions involve utmost courage and daring in the face of the horrors of war. Based on a true story of British covert activity and the French Resistance during the Second World War, this is a gripping novel of heroism, self-sacrifice, love and betrayal.

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User Review  - PilgrimJess - LibraryThing

"with gear changes so smooth as to be almost sensual,precise,yet delicate." Last year I read Ryan's After Midnight and although not completely entralled by it was at least willing to give him another ... Read full review

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User Review  - vegetarianflautist - LibraryThing

It took me a while to get into this book, and I found the beginning rather slow. But once it got into the proper French Resistance stuff, I really enjoyed it, and am glad I persevered. Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Rob Ryan was born in Liverpool. He has written for The Face, Arena, Conde Nast Traveller, Esquire, GQ Magazine and The Sunday Times. He lives in north London with his wife and three children.

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