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By P. Howard,Jenõ Rejtõ,Balint Kacsoh

ISBN-10: 1940872014

ISBN-13: 9781940872018

“The Frontier Garrison” is the 1st English translation of “Az előretolt helyőrség” via the Hungarian novelist Jenő Rejtő (1905-1943), initially released in 1939 lower than the pen identify of “P. Howard.” The translator, Balint Kacsoh (a college professor) additionally annotated the version. The preface presents biographical info of Jeno Rejto in old and literary context. The style is fiction; parts of motion, event, secret, and comedy are jumbled in the tale. it's compatible for younger readers and adults.
Action and experience are combined with a hefty dose of offbeat humor during this P. Howard vintage, set within the moment 1/2 the Thirties. Harrincourt is dishonorably discharged from the French Naval Academy for a prank. He realizes that his carefree habit positioned the livelihood of his widowed mom and teen sister in jeopardy. To safe their monetary destiny, he can pay the top class on his existence insurance coverage and joins the French international Legion destined to Africa, the place his loss of life “in the process expert responsibility” will be all yet assured. whereas in uncomplicated education in Oran, he unwittingly turns into combined up in homicide and espionage and encounters the ghost of a murdered girl who has a penchant for making a song. briefly order, his unit is dispatched to a frontier garrison verified to help French colonial enlargement into equatorial Africa. Rival international powers, although, try to thwart the French plans and Harrincourt unearths himself within the crossfire of overseas intrigue and falls in love with the gorgeous lady whose haunting ghost follows the legionnaires as they march during the lethal Sahara. it really is as much as Harrincourt to avoid wasting the day and discover the key of a mysterious watch, no matter if it might probably suggest foregoing the dying profit his insurance coverage may pay to his family.

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