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The last kestrel

by Jill McGivering

  • 211 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Thorpe in Leicestershire, England .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women war correspondents,
  • Murder,
  • Investigation,
  • Afghan War (2001- ) fast (OCoLC)fst01695175,
  • Social conditions,
  • Afghan War, 2001-,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    Ellen Thomas, experienced war correspondent, returns to Afghanistan"s dangerous Helmand Province on assignment, keen to find the murderer of her friend and translator, Jalil. In her search for justice in a land ravaged by death and destruction, she uncovers disturbing truths. Hasina, forced by tradition into the role of wife and mother, lives in a village which is taken by the British Forces. Her only son, Aref is part of a network of underground fighters and she is determined to protect him, whatever the cost. Ellen and Hasina are thrown together - one fighting for survival, the other searching for truth - with devastating consequences for them both.

    Edition Notes

    StatementJill McGivering
    The Physical Object
    Pagination390 pages
    Number of Pages390
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26475933M
    ISBN 101444808354
    ISBN 109781444808353
    OCLC/WorldCa772107794

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[Jill McGivering] -- Returning to Afghanistan's dangerous Helmand Province to find her friend's murderer, war correspondent Ellen Thomas is unexpectedly thrown together with villager Hasina, who is fighting for survival. Number 3 in the doomed Julian Kestrel series.

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