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To Look on Death No More
In autumn of 1943, a lone allied soldier parachutes into Greece. His stated goal: to build an airstrip for the British. Brendon O’Malley is an Irishman, and he soon discovers that fighting the Nazis is not the same as embracing the British, who have seriously misled him about his mission. Wounded during the drop, he’s set upon and robbed by a seventeen-year-old girl, Danae ...more
ebook, 244 pages
Published January 14th 2016 by Smashwords Edition
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Full disclosure: I am one of the editors and the publisher of this book. In general I don't review our books because I don't think it's kosher. I love them all, or I wouldn't be publishing them. However, the subject matter of this book may turn off some readers. Those who do read it will be abundantly rewarded. The story is told through the point of view of O'Malley, who is a wonderful character--gallant, courageous, sentimental, and often quite funny. We see the events through his eyes and his ...more
Before I read To Look On Death No More, I knew nothing of the atrocities of Greece. Nothing is taught of this in American high schools. If so, it is so flightily mentioned that it is not recalled. Horrific. I found this site in my research after I finished reading it. Kalavyrta Massacre The visions are embedded in my mind. Serafim’s writing is so descriptive you feel like you are witnessing it yourself. I would recommend this be read by every teen and above as an educational addition to world hi ...more
The daughter of an itinerant scientist, I was born in Wisconsin, spent the first years of my life in San Diego, before moving to Washington, D.C. when NASA was created and my father went to work for that agency. A genuine rocket scientist, he served there for twenty-five years in many capacities— Director of Unmanned Space, Director of Astronomy, Associate Administrator and Chief Scientist, and su ...more