An RAF bomb-aimer in World War Two, shot down over the Atlantic, Brian Hales has already had to overcome a crisis of conscience when his lover Ronnie ended their relationship and went to prison as a pacifist. The risks of attempted escape are his next hurdle, bringing him into conflict with his superior officers in the prisoner-of-war camp where he eventually finds himself. But his most disturbing experience is still to come, when he finds himself falling in love with a young German guard.
Praised by London's Gay Times for his "psychologically spot-on narratives", Mike Seabrook has brought his keen insight for personal relations in an all-male world to bear on the complexities of friendship with the enemy.
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Brian Hales is in his early twenties, studying to be a barrister (lawyer) when he is called-up to serve his country in the war against Germany. He joins the RAF and becomes a navigator and bomb-aimer ... Read full review