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The Real History Behind Foyle's War: The True Stories That Inspired the Series
     

The Real History Behind Foyle's War: The True Stories That Inspired the Series

by Rod Green, Anthony Horowitz (Foreword by)
 

A comprehensive guide to the popular TV show, giving evidence the vast amount of historical research conducted prior to the writing of every episode

This fascinating book provides an intriguing insight into law and order on the home front between 1939 and 1945, comparing the Foyle's War storylines and characters with real crimes and real people

Overview

A comprehensive guide to the popular TV show, giving evidence the vast amount of historical research conducted prior to the writing of every episode

This fascinating book provides an intriguing insight into law and order on the home front between 1939 and 1945, comparing the Foyle's War storylines and characters with real crimes and real people from the war years. It offers a wealth of background information on the living and working conditions for ordinary people during this time period, as well as on the role of the police in wartime and the multitude of crimes on which the plotlines of Foyle's War are based. Complete with an introduction from the writer and creator of Foyle's War himself, this is the ultimate companion guide for fans of the show, as well as anyone with an interest in military history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781847325426
Publisher:
Carlton Books
Publication date:
10/01/2010
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 10.50(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Rod Green is the author of more than 15 books, including Building the Titanic, The Churchill Dossier, The D-Day Dossier, and World War II: The People's Story. Anthony Horowitz is the writer and creator of Foyle's War, as well as the author of the Alex Rider, The Diamond Brothers, and The Power of Five series.

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