Other Paths to Glory

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Orion, Apr 28, 2011 - Fiction - 272 pages
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Can the past unlock the secrets of the present...? Anthony Price's most celebrated novel - winner of the CWA GOLD DAGGER.

Paul Mitchell spends his days researching WWI; his quiet life in the library can hardly be in greater contrast to the carnage he studies. Until, that is, the present catches up with him in the shape of Dr Audley of the MOD. Why does Audley want to know what really happened during the battle for Hameau Ridge on the Somme in 1916? The answer is complex and dangerous...

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User Review  - ebethe - LibraryThing

A good read, with some interesting history thrown in, up until the end when the evil mastermind was asked why he went to "the other side". I will look for other works by the author, still. Read full review

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User Review  - wdlaurie - LibraryThing

Overall a very interesting story about a historian specializing in the first world war who is drawn into current (to the period of this novel, published in 1974) day events. A secret from the past ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Born in Hertfordshire in 1928, Anthony Price was educated at King's School, Canterbury, and Oxford. His long career in journalism culminated in the Editorship of the Oxford Times. His 1970 debut, The Labyrinth Makers, won the CWA Silver Dagger; his hero, Dr David Audley, historian and spy, featured in this and 18 subsequent novels.

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