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The Eighth Champion of Christendom

(1945)
A novel by

 
 
AudioFile - Sue Feder
In September 1939, an ordinary young Englishman joins the army, and nothing in life will ever be ordinary again. Alex Jennings does a remarkable job transforming Jim Benison from an amiable lad with mundane problems to a physically and emotionally shattered man. His tense, deliberate pacing of battle lifts the war, rightfully, to the level of central character. His tone expresses deep sympathy for the demolished Belgians and the overwhelmed but fervently resistant French. He truly excels in capturing the many flavors of English patriotism, from the pub generals' planning strategy with ashtrays and dominoes to the quietly heroic young men who have barely begun to live before they die for an idea. S.F. ©AudioFile, Portland, Maine

Genre: Thriller

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Hardback Editions

November 1991 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Eighth Champion of Christendom
Author(s): Edith Pargeter
ISBN: 0-7089-2541-3 / 978-0-7089-2541-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Ulverscroft Large Print Books Ltd
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February 1968 : UK Hardback
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Title: Eighth Champion of Christendom (Portway Reprints)
Author(s): Edith Pargeter
ISBN: 0-85594-289-4 / 978-0-85594-289-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: C.Chivers
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Paperback Editions

January 1990 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Eighth Champion of Christendom
Author(s): Edith Pargeter
ISBN: 0-7472-3290-3 / 978-0-7472-3290-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Headline
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Audio Editions

February 1997 : UK Audio Cassette
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Title: The Eighth Champion of Christendom: Complete & Unabridged
Author(s): Edith Pargeter
ISBN: 0-7451-6755-1 / 978-0-7451-6755-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chivers Audio Books
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