Elleston Trevor: The Damocles Sword

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A very good thriller This is probably my favourite Second World War thriller It continues to be ven after re reading it four or five times It s about the transformation of a British public. In the darkest days of WW II British Intelligence concocted a plan that would stymie the Germans But it reuired a very brave man to carry it out one who.

review The Damocles Sword

England But his past growing up in Germany gets in the way Wholly believable the physical and psychological strain of the situation jumps out of the pagesI don t want to post any spoilers but. N increased risk Could he bring it offThe answer reveals itself in an agony of suspense which is no surprise for Elleston Trevor is a master of the genre.

School The Childs Child educated actor into a deep cover agent as a high ranking SS officer in the Directorate of Concentration Camps His mission is to recover captured Jewish scientists and send them back to. Could infiltrate thelite SS corpsMartin Benedict was the man and all went well until his cover got blown Remarkably success was still possible but at

Adam Hall Mansell Black Trevor Burgess Trevor Dudley Smith Roger Fitzalan Howard North Simon Rattray Warwick Scott Caesar Smith Lesley StoneAuthor Trevor Dudley Smith was born in Kent England on February 17 1920 He attended Yardley Court Preparatory School and Sevenoaks School During World War II he served in the Royal Air Force as a flight engineer After the war he started writing full time He lived in Spain and France before moving to the United States and settling in Phoenix Arizona In 1946 he used the pseudonym Elleston Trevor for a non mystery book and later made it his legal name He also wrote under the pseudonyms of Adam Hall Simon Rattray Mansell Black Trevor Burgess Roger Fitzalan Howard North Warwick Scott Caesar Smith and Lesley Stone Even though he wrote thrillers mysteries plays juvenile novels and short stories his best known works are The Flight of the Phoenix written as Elleston Trevor and the series about British secret agent uiller written as Adam Hall In 1965 he received the Edgar Allan Poe Award by Mystery Writers of America and the French Grand Prix de Littérature Policière for The uiller Memorandum This book was made into a 1967 movie starring George Segal and Alec Guinness He died of cancer on July 21 1995