Into Suez

Into Suez


Making connections among the Suez Canal warfare in 1949 and the present wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, this novel a couple of British couple's disastrous marriage is informed by way of their daughter, who has discovered her mother's diary written on the finish of worldwide conflict II. Ailsa Roberts, the author of the diary, exhibits herself to be a bright and clever younger Englishwoman who's crusing together with her little daughter at the Empire Glory to hitch her husband, a Welsh RAF sergeant stationed in Egypt, the place Britain nonetheless occupies the Suez Canal area. at the voyage, despite the fact that, Ailsa falls for Mona, an officer’s unique spouse. whilst the ladies ultimately disembark in Suez, they face a tumultuous international of informal British racism. Joe Roberts, Ailsa's younger working-class husband, believes he's performing honorably whilst he attempts to finish his wife's friendship with Mona, yet in its place units off a sequence of devastating consequences.

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