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The Horses James Helvick

The Horses

James Helvick

Published 1961
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Hardcover
208 pages
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A lightly written thriller set in rural IrelandHarry Townsend is seeking a quiet life after surviving two wars with distinction. He gets a job helping to compile a definitive history of the Second World War for the Ehrenwalder Foundation of Chicago.MoreA lightly written thriller set in rural IrelandHarry Townsend is seeking a quiet life after surviving two wars with distinction. He gets a job helping to compile a definitive history of the Second World War for the Ehrenwalder Foundation of Chicago. All is well until, in the course of his researches, he comes across the horses.There were £47,000 worth of them sent to Turkey by the British Government to improve the Turkish bloodstock and impress an important Neutral country. On a visit to Ireland to meet Sir George Mowbray, who arranged the shipment, he discovers that the horses never existed.