Hardback V2 / Robert Harris.
Publication year: 2021
Publisher: Arrow Books
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 1787460983 9781787460980 (pbk.) :
Originally published: London: Hutchinson, 2020.
'Immersive' Guardian'Stunning' Daily Express'Riveting' TelegraphVictory is close. Vengeance is closer. Rudi Graf used to dream of sending a rocket to the moon. Instead, he has helped to create the world's most sophisticated weapon: the V2 ballistic missile, capable of delivering a one-ton warhead at three times the speed of sound.In a desperate gamble to avoid defeat in the winter of 1944, Hitler orders ten thousand to be built. Graf is tasked with firing these lethal 'vengeance weapons' at London.Kay Caton-Walsh is an officer in the Women's Auxiliary Air Force who joins a unit of WAAFs on a mission to newly liberated Belgium. Armed with little more than a slide rule and a few equations, Kay and her colleagues will attempt to locate and destroy the launch sites.As the death toll soars, Graf and Kay fight their grim, invisible war - until one final explosion of violence causes their destinies to collide...'A riveting read with a corker of a twist' Daily Telegraph'Supremely readable' O
ix, 378 pages ; 20 cm