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The first casualty / Ben Elton.

By: Elton, Ben [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London ; Sydney : Bantam, 2005Description: 381 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0593051114; 0593051122 (pbk.).Subject(s): World War, 1914-1918 -- Fiction | Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction | Ypres, 3rd Battle of, Ieper, Belgium, 1917 -- FictionDDC classification: 823.92 Summary: Flanders, June 1917. A British officer and celebrated poet is shot dead, killed not by German fire, but while recuperating from shell shock well behind the lines. A young English solider is arrested and, although he protests his innocence, charged with his murder.
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In Flanders in June 1917, a British officer and celebrated poet is shot dead, killed not by German fire, but while recuperating from shell shock well behind the lines. A young English soldier is arrested and, although he protests his innocence, charged with his murder. Douglas Konig, formerly a detective with the London police, soon discovers that both the evidence and the witnesses he needs are quite literally disappearing into the mud that surrounds him.

Flanders, June 1917. A British officer and celebrated poet is shot dead, killed not by German fire, but while recuperating from shell shock well behind the lines. A young English solider is arrested and, although he protests his innocence, charged with his murder.

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