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The Dead Commando

(A book in the Glasshouse Gang series)
A novel by

They drove in out of the desert and took the isolated fortress before the Italian garrison could resist.

Then the operation went wrong, and the Germans moved in. With the Allied armies on the move to El Alamein, Rommel could not risk an enemy-held strongpoint in his rear.

But no one on the British side was going to lift a finger to save the seventeen men of John Offer's Glasshouse Gang. They had only one hope of survival: they'd be dead men or prisoners if they held out in Fort Telatha, but if they could slip out before the balloon went up, who would know if they were alive or dead?

Praise for Gordon Landsborough

"An exciting, tough, fast and moving novel" - Times Literary Supplement

"It has everything... supremely good characterisation, descriptive brilliance, and masterly in its simplicity" - Birmingham Post

"A punchy tale coupled with plenty of action - an engaging read!" - Philip McCormac

Gordon Landsborough was a publisher, author and bookseller. In the 1950s to 1980s, the publishing industry went through significant changes. Landsborough found himself at the forefront of this and used this opportunity to bring forth his innovative ideas. Also in this series are: The Glasshouse Gang, Desert Marauders and Benghazi Breakout

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Used availability for Gordon Landsborough's The Dead Commando

Hardback Editions

July 1977 : UK Hardback

Title: Dead Commando (Glasshouse gang series / Gordon Landsborough)
Author(s): Gordon Landsborough
ISBN: 0-85523-321-4 / 978-0-85523-321-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: TBS The Book Service Ltd
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Paperback Editions

1976 : USA Mass Market Paperback

Title: The Dead Commando
Author(s): Gordon Landsborough
ISBN: 0-532-15279-4 / 978-0-532-15279-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Manor Books Inc.
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1975 : UK Paperback

Title: The Dead Commando (The Glasshouse Gang)
ISBN: 0-426-17750-9 / 978-0-426-17750-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Wyndam Publications Ltd
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Kindle Editions

May 2018 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: The Dead Commando (The Glasshouse Gang Book 3)
Author(s): Gordon Landsborough
Publisher: Endeavour Media
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