The German Numbers Woman by Alan Sillitoe

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Blind Howard, an ex-RAF veteran, possesses an acute sense of awareness. Morse is the common denominator of the alliance, but before long, Howard's world of dots and dashes takes on darker horizons when he clicks into a drugs racket.

About Alan Sillitoe

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Alan Sillitoe was born in 1928 and left school at 14 to work in various factories. He began writing after four years in the RAF, and lived for six years in France and Spain. His first stories were printed in the 'Nottingham Weekly Guardian'. In 1958 'Saturday Night and Sunday Morning' was published and 'The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner', which won the Hawthornden prize for Literature, came out the following year. Both these books were made into films.
Published October 4, 1999 by FLAMINGO. 406 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Horror. Fiction

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Septuagenarian Sillitoe (The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner) creates another memorable English working-class outsider in his latest novel, the story of a blind WWII veteran. Now middle-aged an

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