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Bodley Head, 1947 - Fiction - 188 pages
On the eve of the Normandy landings, a sensitive young man, assigned to work on an army training documentary, is sent to an English seaside resort where he finds himself part of a bizarre film crew and an unlikely accident

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About the author (1947)

John Mortimer is a playwright, novelist, and former practicing barrister who has written many film scripts as well as stage, radio, and television plays, the Rumpole plays, for which he received the British Academy Writer of the Year Award, and the adaptation of Evelyn Waugh's Brideshead Revisited. He is the author of twelve collections of Rumpole stories and three acclaimed volumes of autobiography.

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