David Downing


Born
in London, The United Kingdom
August 09, 1946

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David Downing is the author of a political thriller, two alternative histories and a number of books on military and political history and other subjects as diverse as Neil Young and Russian Football.

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“the remark of a Middlesex Regiment officer in 1918. “Intelligence services,” the man had said, “are prone to looking up their own arses and wondering why it’s dark.”
David Downing, Zoo Station

“Of the Wobblies, most probably, but not just them. Of hope, perhaps, that her country might rise to the challenge, might override the legacies of slavery, Indian slaughters, and tenement squalor and actually place itself at the forefront of human progress.”
David Downing, Lenin's Roller Coaster

“These past few days I’ve realised—we’re strangers to each other. I feel like I’m standing outside their house and watching them through the window. I love them, of course, but more in memory than anything else. And love should be more than an echo.”
David Downing, Masaryk Station

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The Mystery, Crim...: I love thrillers... 12 43 Oct 21, 2011 04:00AM  
Historical Fictio...: Mini-Challenge #4 - January 2012: Scoring Thread 236 176 Feb 02, 2012 05:09PM  
Anything Goes: July group read - Zoo Station 14 57 Jul 07, 2012 08:30AM  
Mystery/Thriller ...: july 2012 - sandi 7 19 Aug 06, 2012 08:14AM  
Ancient & Medieva...: AUGUST 2012 (Group Read 2): The Sleepwalkers by Paul Grossman 127 100 Sep 03, 2012 08:48PM  
The Life of a Boo...: Angela's 12 + 2 Challenge, 2012 40 189 Sep 13, 2012 04:40AM  
The Mystery, Crim...: Opening Paragraph 47 386 Oct 10, 2012 09:59PM  
Challenge: 50 Books: Naomi's 2012 50 (plus?) books 104 147 Dec 31, 2012 05:07PM  


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