The Resource The Alphabet House : a novel, Jussi Adler-Olsen ; translated by Steve Schein, (large print)

The Alphabet House : a novel, Jussi Adler-Olsen ; translated by Steve Schein, (large print)

Label
The Alphabet House : a novel
Title
The Alphabet House
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Jussi Adler-Olsen ; translated by Steve Schein
Creator
Contributor
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • dan
  • eng
Summary
British pilots James Teasdale and Bryan Young have been chosen to conduct a special photo-reconnaissance mission near Dresden, Germany. Intelligence believes the Nazis are building new factories that could turn the tide of the war. When their plane is shot down, James and Bryan know they will be executed if captured. With an enemy patrol in pursuit, they manage to jump aboard a train reserved for senior SS soldiers wounded on the eastern front. In a moment of desperation, they throw two patients off the train and take their places, hoping they can escape later. But their act is too convincing and they end up in the Alphabet House, a mental hospital located far behind enemy lines, where German doctors subject their patients to daily rounds of shock treatments and experimental drugs. The pilots' only hope of survival is to fake insanity until the war ends, but their friendship and courage are put to the ultimate test when James and Bryan realize they aren't the only ones in the Alphabet House feigning madness
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Adler-Olsen, Jussi
Dewey number
839.813/74
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the Danish
Literary form
novels
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Schein, Steve
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  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Air pilots, Military
  • Psychiatric hospitals
  • Male friendship
  • Impostors and imposture
  • War stories
  • Historical fiction
  • Suspense fiction
  • Dresden (Germany)
Target audience
adult
Label
The Alphabet House : a novel, Jussi Adler-Olsen ; translated by Steve Schein, (large print)
Instantiates
Publication
Extent
805 p.
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410478627
Label
The Alphabet House : a novel, Jussi Adler-Olsen ; translated by Steve Schein, (large print)
Publication
Extent
805 p.
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410478627

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