Tales of War
Seven stories about war and its consequencies ...The Dowry; Afghanistan, 1980 - War makes a cynical suitor. The lasting logic of a chance challenge; The Chinese-Russian border, the 1890s Death for stakes, in a deadly game played two ways. The Realm of the Black Eagle - The true ruler of a mountainous region turns into a stealthy guerrilla warrior to recover his kingdom. The Paper War; Stockholm, 1978-1992 - There are two topics more important to the Swedes than death - the weather and taxes. Two Lives and the Camp of Death; Poland, 1943 - A dark story about shutting out a brutal reality, vs. thriving on it. Between a Rock and a Hard Place; Paris/London, 1997 - Murder Inc. makes the step into the Internet age. Carved Out for an Infinite Game;Cathay, Persia, Florence and Buenos Aires; 475 BC-AD 1939 Four historic flashbacks in which a chessboard plays the central role.
- Electronic book text
- 03 Sep 2010
- Morrisville, NC, United States