Simon Raven
1927 - 2001

Sound the Retreat
Part of a series chronicling the decline of the English Upper Class. This particular book charts the last days of the British Raj with all its intrigue and a dash of hedonism.


Feathers of Death
Based on the author's own experiences in the army, this novel is set in Kenya with the backdrop of the Mau Mau rebellion.


Bird of Ill Omen
A semi-autobiographical account of his rather unconventional escapades in the army from Kenya, Palestine to Bombay and many other places beyond.


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