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23%OFFRobert Kee - A Crowd Is Not Company - 9780753826744 - V9780753826744
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A Crowd Is Not Company

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Description for A Crowd Is Not Company Paperback. Robert Kee's vivid account of his years in a German prisoner-of-war camp - and his flight across Europe when he escaped. A classis survival story. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: 1D; 3JJH; BTM; BTP; HBJD; HBLW; HBWQ; JWXR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 19. Weight in Grams: 234.

Journalist and broadcaster Robert Kee was an RAF bomber pilot in the Second World War. When his plane was shot down over Nazi-occupied Holland, he was captured and spent three years and three months in a German POW camp.

From the beginning he was intent on escape. After several false starts, he finally made it.

First published in 1947 as a novel, but now revealed to be an autobiography, A Crowd Is Not Company recounts Kee's experiences as a prisoner of war and describes in compelling detail his desperate journey across Poland - a journey that ... Read more

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Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
W&N
Condition
New
Number of Pages
240
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780753826744
SKU
V9780753826744
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 5 to 9 working days
Ref
99-10

About Robert Kee
Robert Kee was born in 1919 and read history at Magdalen College, Oxford. He was a bomber pilot in the RAF, and after leaving in 1946, he became a journalist. He worked for Picture Post, the Observer and the Sunday Times, and was a literary editor of the Spectator. He was considered one of the great broadcasters of his generation, ... Read more

Reviews for A Crowd Is Not Company
Arguably the best POW book ever written
THE TIMES
A wonderfully impartial, unjudging account of the way feelings and imagination are shrunk and benumbed in a cramped and crowded world
LONDON REVIEW OF BOOKS
Certain pages of this book, especially those about being questioned while on the run, still make my blood run cold . . ... Read more

Goodreads reviews for A Crowd Is Not Company


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