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              Books by Xan Fielding

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              The Centurions
               

              The Centurions (Paperback)

              By Larteguy, Jean; Translated by Fielding, Xan; Introduction by Kaplan, Robert D.

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              Offering a military adventure, an extended symposium on waging war in a new global order, and an essential investigation of the ethics of counterinsurgency, this wartime novel is about controversial tactics in hot spots around the world.

              ISBN 9780143107446
              Released NZ 15 Jan 2017
              Publisher Penguin
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              The Praetorians
               

              The Praetorians (Paperback)

              By Larteguy, Jean; Translated by Fielding, Xan; Foreword by McChrystal, General Stanley A.

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              Jean Larteguy s unflinching sequel to The Centurions, a novel on modern warfare praised by Robert Kaplan, Stanley McChrystal, David Petraeus, and others Based on the events of May 1958 in France and Algeria, The Praetorians picks up in the footsteps of The Centurions, which was c...alled a stunning reflection of modern war by Stanley McChrystal. After turning to tactics of guerilla warfare, a group of French paratroopers serving in the Algerian War is called to answer for actions they consider necessary, however immoral. Fearing another loss of French honor, they plot a coup that results in the return to power of Charles de Gaulle and the death of one of their own. With resonance to modern conflicts in Iraq, Afghanistan, and elsewhere, The Praetorians further develops some of Larteguy s most persistent and pertinent themes: counterinsurgency, the ugly, morally conflicted nature of modern war, and the seemingly unbridgeable gulf between the experiences of soldiers and of the civilians they serve. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.
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              ISBN 9780143110231
              Released NZ 1 Aug 2016
              Publisher Penguin
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              Bridge Over the River Kwai
                

              Bridge Over the River Kwai (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Boulle, Pierre; Translated by Fielding, Xan; Introduction by Sloan, Sam

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              The magnificent story of Colonel Nicholson, who built the perfect bridge - for the enemy.

              ISBN 9784871876483
              Released NZ 29 Aug 2018
              Publisher Ishi Press
              Interest Age 16+ years
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              Planet of the Apes
                

              Planet of the Apes (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Boulle, Pierre; Translated by Fielding, Xan; Introduction by Sloan, Sam

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              Pierre Boulle hurtles the reader onto the Planet of the Apes. In this simian world, civilization is turned upside down: apes are men and men are apes: apes rule and men run wild.

              ISBN 9784871871938
              Released NZ 14 Oct 2018
              Publisher Ishi Press
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