The alphabet house

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In the tradition of Alan Furst, the #1 international bestselling author delivers his first stand-alone novel, a psychological thriller set in World War II Nazi Germany and 1970s England British pilots James Teasdale and Bryan Young have been chosen to conduct a special photo-reconnaissance mission near Dresden, Germany. Intelligence believes the Nazis are building new factories that could turn the tide of the war. When their plane is shot down, James and Bryan know they will be executed if captured. With an enemy patrol in pursuit, they manage to jump aboard a train reserved for senior SS soldiers wounded on the eastern front. In a moment of desperation, they throw two patients off the train and take their places, hoping they can escape later. But their act is too convincing and they end up in the Alphabet House, a mental hospital located far behind enemy lines, where German doctors subject their patients to daily rounds of shock treatments and experimental drugs. The pilots' only hope of survival is to fake insanity until the war ends, but their friendship and courage are put to the ultimate test when James and Bryan realize they aren't the only ones in the Alphabet House feigning madness. Millions of fans around the world--and in this country--know Adler-Olsen for his award-winning Department Q series. His first stand-alone, The Alphabet House , is the perfect introduction for those who have yet to discover his riveting work.
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9780525954897
9781101887714
9781611763645
9781410478627
9780698186187
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subject_facet Air pilots -- Fiction, Audiobooks, Dresden (Germany) -- Fiction, Historical fiction, Danish, Large type books, Psychiatric hospitals -- Germany -- Dresden -- Fiction, War stories, Danish, World War, 1939-1945 -- Fiction
title_display The alphabet house : a novel
title_full The Alphabet House, The alphabet house : a novel / Jussi Adler-Olsen ; translated by Steve Schein, The alphabet house [sound recording] / Jussi Adler-Olsen ; translation by Steve Schein, The alphabet house [text (large print)] / by Jussi Adler-Olsen ; translated by Steve Schein
title_short The alphabet house :
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topic_facet Air pilots, Audiobooks, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical fiction, Danish, Large type books, Literature, Psychiatric hospitals, Suspense, War stories, Danish, World War, 1939-1945