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By Davin, Dan; Introduction by McLean, Robert
Dan Davin's memoir of his friend, the controversial Paddy Costello, From Cairo to Cassino recounts the early days of their friendship as they talked, tippled and fought their way through North Africa and Italy 1942-1944.
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By Davin, Dan
A collection of war stories told in the order of the Middle East campaigns. The characters are mainly men from the New Zealand Division seen in battle, and in the intervals between battle, sometimes scared, bored, drunk, and disillusioned, like soldiers everywhere.
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By Davin, Dan; Edited by McLean, Robert
A FIELD OFFICER'S NOTEBOOK gathers, for the first time, a selection of poems, mostly previously unpublished, by Dan Davin (1913-1990), better known as a novelist, short story writer, literary critic and academic publisher at Oxford University Press.
Dan Davin was a novelist and publisher with an attractive bohemian streak. This title provides recollections of seven of his friends, all writers: Julian Maclaren-Ross, W R Rodgers, Louis MacNeice, Enid Starkie, Joyce Cary, Dylan Thomas and the Yiddish poet Itzik Manger.
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