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  • Title: The Delicate Ape
  • Author: Dorothy B. Hughes
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 460
  • Format: Hardcover

  • The Delicate Ape By Dorothy B. Hughes To prevent another war, a diplomat hides from enemies of peaceTwelve years after the Second World War ended, America s war efforts have been replaced by those of the Peace Department, whose chief responsibility is to oversee the police force that governs Germany On the eve of the biennial Peace Conclave in New York, rumors are swirling that the force may be withdrawn, andTo prevent another war, a diplomat hides from enemies of peaceTwelve years after the Second World War ended, America s war efforts have been replaced by those of the Peace Department, whose chief responsibility is to oversee the police force that governs Germany On the eve of the biennial Peace Conclave in New York, rumors are swirling that the force may be withdrawn, and the Germans allowed free reign once again Only the secretary of peace stands in the way of this controversial plan that is, until he s murdered His deputy, Piers Hunt, is the only man in the diplomatic corps who knows of his superior s death Fearing a similar fate, he arrives in New York incognito, racing against those who would once again plunge the world into global conflict Piers is a man of peace, but for the sake of his beliefs, he may be forced to get blood on his hands.
    Dorothy B. Hughes
    Dorothy B Hughes 1904 1993 was a mystery author and literary critic Born in Kansas City, she studied at Columbia University, and won an award from the Yale Series of Younger Poets for her first book, the poetry collection Dark Certainty 1931 After writing several unsuccessful manuscripts, she published The So Blue Marble in 1940 A New York based mystery, it won praise for its hardboiled prose, which was due, in part, to Hughes s editor, who demanded she cut 25,000 words from the book.Hughes published thirteen novels, the best known of which are In a Lonely Place 1947 and Ride the Pink Horse 1946 Both were made into successful films In the early fifties, Hughes largely stopped writing fiction, preferring to focus on criticism, for which she would go on to win an Edgar Award In 1978, the Mystery Writers of America presented Hughes with the Grand Master Award for literary achievement.

    The Delicate Ape By Dorothy B. Hughes

    Commentaires:

    William
    Written in 1944, but set in the mid 50s, this is a political thriller about a Germany eager to get out from under the thumb of the US and back on top of the world Centered around a Peace Conclave the phrase United Nations is used once, though the actual UN wasn t established until about a year after the book was published where all nations are going to determine whether the US should pull out of Germany and let the Germans get back to building aircraft Siding with the Germans, who, to a person, [...]

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      Published :2020-04-17T10:02:45+00:00