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The Road Past Mandalay

By: Masters, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1963

Seller ID: 021794

Condition: Fair


310 pages; spine creasing, edge wear; bit of foxing to pages ends, light soiling to covers; This is the second part of John Masters' autobiography: how he fought with his Gurkha regiment during World War II until his promotion to command one of the Chindit columns behind enemy lines in Burma. Written by a bestselling novelist at the height of his powers, it is an exceptionally moving story that culminates in him having to personally shoot a number of wounded British soldiers who cannot be evacuated before their position is overrun by the Japanese. It is an uncomfortable reminder that Churchill... View more info