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  • Published: 3 June 2021
  • ISBN: 9780141995878
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 832
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Blood, Tears and Folly

An Objective Look at World War Two

  • Len Deighton



A magisterial history of the Second World War by best-selling novelist and former RAF pilot Len Deighton

This unflinching history of the darkest days of the Second World War covers the entire world stage, from the Battle of the Atlantic to Pearl Harbor. Rooted in the personal accounts of the soldiers themselves, Blood, Tears and Folly is a sweeping, moving account of the political machinations, the strategy and tactics, the weapons and the men on both sides who created a world of devastation.

  • Published: 3 June 2021
  • ISBN: 9780141995878
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 832
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Praise for Blood, Tears and Folly

If he had never written a word of fiction [Deighton] would still be remembered for his scholarly and merciless history of the Second World War, Blood, Tears and Folly.

Peter Millar, The Times

A splendid read ... He has a novelist's eye for the sort of facts that bring a narrative to life.

Evening Standard

Every page of Deighton's work glows with the excitement of discovery ... What wonderful stuff it is!

Guardian

The skill with which he unmasks his villains, the brilliance with which he can sketch a scene and the sharpness of his characterisation are all unrivalled.

Independent

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