On a rain-swept night on the Sussex Downs in the uneasy peace between the wars, Peter Moran stopped his car to give a lift to a man. His unexpected passenger turned out to be an old wartime comrade, a pilot who had just crash-landed a high-speed French bomber. Trapped between two loyalties, enmeshed in a tangled skein of treason, Moran was about to be swept into a desperate manhunt across Europe...
©2009 The Trustees of the Estate of the late Nevil Shute Norway (P)2014 Audible, Inc.
My reacquaintance with Neville Shute was a great pleasure. Characters of mid-20s Britain are lovingly presented. As the narrator would say, "Decent chaps". Enjoy a fine performance by Stephen Throne. I will start the next book very soon.
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