In north Africa, young SAS trooper Danny Black is coming to the end of a gruelling tour of duty, or so he thinks. An MI6 agent needs to make contact with Syrian rebel forces, and also with the private military contractors who are - unofficially - training this rebel faction. Danny finds himself sucked into the murky orbit of the private military, a world where individuals will betray anybody if the price is right. And where a secret lurks that will change the course of Danny''s own life,..
At a glittering society party in St Petersburg in 1805, conversations are dominated by the prospect of war. Terror swiftly engulfs the country as Napoleon?s army marches on..Подробнее
In this unique and compelling anthology, Sebastian Faulks and Jorg Hensgen have collected the best fiction about war in the twentieth century. Ranging from the First World War to..Описание
War and Peace is a vast epic centred on Napoleon''s war with Russia. While it expresses Tolstoy''s view that history is an inexorable process which man cannot influence, he..Описание
Ranging from the First World War to the Gulf War, this collection of stories investigates the nature of military experience: from call-ups, the field of battle and comradeship, to..Подробнее
St Petersburg, 1805: a city of glittering parties and socialites. Into this scene step three young people seeking fulfillment in their different ways. Pierre is looking for..Описание