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The Man in Ratcatcher and Other Stories
     

The Man in Ratcatcher and Other Stories

by H. C. McNeile (Sapper)
 

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H. C. McNeile, was a British soldier and author, that drawing on his experiences in the trenches during the First World War, started writing short stories and getting them published. As serving officers in the British Army were not permitted to publish under their own names, he was given the pen name "Sapper" by Lord Northcliffe, the owner of the Daily Mail; the

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H. C. McNeile, was a British soldier and author, that drawing on his experiences in the trenches during the First World War, started writing short stories and getting them published. As serving officers in the British Army were not permitted to publish under their own names, he was given the pen name "Sapper" by Lord Northcliffe, the owner of the Daily Mail; the nickname was based on that of his corps, the Royal Engineers.

The Short stories included in "The Man In Ratcatcher" are:
The Man in Ratcatcher
"An Arrow at a Venture"
The House by the Headland
The Man who would not Play Cards
A Question of Personality
The Unbroken Line
The Real Test
"Good Hunting Old Chap"
The Man with his Hand in his Pocket
A Payment on Account
The Poser

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781523409709
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
01/15/2016
Pages:
202
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.43(d)

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