A gripping story of treachery set in a scientific laboratory in post war LondonProfessor Sewell and his biological research team had spent years developing new methods of controlling epidemics Now a smooth talking government minister was refusing to let him publish important findings that could benefit the whole of mankind, in case a foreign power put them to sinister use.Bob Marriott was bitterly disappointed Hadn t everyone had a bellyful of distrust, destruction and death in the war that had just ended Even his attractive colleague Lucy Byrne was one of its casualties, now dedicating her young life to looking after the crippled wreck of a man she had once hoped to marry Fired by misguided loyalty and manipulated by false friends, Marriott decides to take matters into his own hands with disastrous consequences. Free Download [ A Sort Of Traitors ] by [ Nigel Balchin ] For Kindle ePUB or eBook – heartforum.co.uk
Trained originally as an industrial psychologist, in which capacity he helped Rowntree s to successfully launch Black Magic chocolates in 1933, Nigel Balchin first received critical acclaim as a novelist during the Second World War when he wrote Darkness Falls From the Air It was the first of three evocative novels including the smash hit The Small Back Room that made good use of his wartime employment experiences at the Ministry of Food and later in the army This trio was followed by a stream of other fine novels, such as A Sort of Traitors, Sundry Creditors and The Fall of the Sparrow Balchin diversified into film scriptwriting after the war, winning a BAFTA for his work on The Man Who Never Was and penning what he whimsically described as the first folio edition of Cleopatra , being his original unused script for the Richard Burton Elizabeth Taylor epic When Balchin died in 1970, at the age of 61, the Guardian anointed him the novelist of men at work , a fitting epithet for one of the best fiction writers of the twentieth century.
- 272 pages
- A Sort Of Traitors
- Nigel Balchin
- 17 October 2018 Nigel Balchin