To Slay The Dreamer
By Alexander Cordell
First published in 1980 and now available as an eBook, a magnificent novel of the Spanish Civil War from the bestselling author of Rape of the Fair Country
From the Spanish sierras to the French Pyrenees, one desperate cause unites them.
As the stromclouds gather in the passionate fight against the Fascists, a young Spanish
countess and a trained american assassin join forces with the partisans in a desperate
attempt on the life of General Franco.
TO SLAY THE DREAMER is a rich and compelling story of a group of patriots ready to
die for their country - a moving novel of dangerous loyalty amidst the ultimate futility of
Alexander Cordell was born in Ceylon in 1914, was educated mainly in China and joined the army in 1932. After WWII, during which he served in France, he became a civil servant, spending three years in Hong Kong.
He wrote more than thirty novels including the highly acclaimed 'Mortymer Trilogy' - The Rape of the Fair Country, The Hosts of Rebecca and Song of the Earth. He died on 13 November 1997 aged eighty-three
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21 Aug 2014
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Hodder & Stoughton