The Anti-Death League (Penguin Modern Classics)

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Paperback. Pub Date :2012-06-07 Pages: 304 Language: English Publisher: Penguin Classics In this surreal comedy of soldiers and spies. Lieutenant James Churchill and his colleagues find themselves questioning their purpose. Are they for death or against it These men of action will travel between the barracks. the lunatic asylum and the house of an aristocratic nymphomaniac in search of answers. For while few know the awful truth about Operation Apollo. the mission they are being trained for. fewer still understand the motives of the powerful psychiatrist Dr Best. who thinks he is surrounded by repressed homosexuals. and none know the identity of the secret agent among them. When the Anti-Death League is founded they are at last offered the chance to rebel and perhaps escape ...

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In this surreal comedy of soldiers and spies, Lieutenant James Churchill and his colleagues find themselves questioning their purpose. Are they for death or against it? These men of action will travel between the barracks, the lunatic asylum and the house of an aristocratic nymphomaniac in search of answers. For while few know the awful truth about Operation Apollo, the mission they are being trained for, fewer still understand the motives of the powerful psychiatrist Dr Best, who thinks he is surrounded by repressed homosexuals, and none know the identity of the secret agent among them. When the Anti-Death League is founded they are at last offered the chance to rebel and perhaps escape ...

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To have said so much about the human condition with such lightness of touch ... is an extraordinary achievement ( Sunday Telegraph )

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