Buy. Read. Collect.

UK's largest specialist in first edition, signed books. Located in
the world famous Cecil Court.


Join Our Mailing List

Privacy by SafeSubscribe TM

Book Details

A Broken Land

UK First Edition / First Printing

Signed by the author

£19.99

A Broken Land

Author: Jack Ludlow

Price: £19.99

Published by: Allison and Busby Publishers

Date Available: 29 September 2011

All of our books have clear protective, removable film on the dustwrapper and are packed professionally in bubble wrap and a box for shipping so that they reach you in perfect condition

 

Details

 

Synopsis

 

1936. Having returned from Abyssinia, soldier of fortune Cal Jardine is convinced by his abhorrence of fascism to travel to Barcelona and help facilitate rival athletic games to the Berlin Olympics. But now he finds himself in Spain as the first shots of civil war ring out; and friendship, love, and political conviction converge to persuade Jardine to stay and once again embroil himself in foreign war. Discovering that the British athletes attending the games are keen to enlist for the fight, Jardine agrees to train them into a professional force. With old army comrade Vince Castellano and his beautiful interpreter Florencia Gardiola by his side, Jardine leads the athletes through the street battles of Barcelona and onto the fighting in the Catalan countryside, acquiring famous friends and effective allies along the way - as well as dangerous enemies. Manfred Drecker is a German communist diehard, who brooks no moral qualms in his deadly determination to see Spain transformed into a socialist state under the rule of the Soviet Union. Having witnessed his trickery and torture, Jardine is already on his guard against Drecker; but when murderous betrayal blights his previous fortune, Jardine will go to any lengths to seek suitable revenge.

Additional Information

Cover Type: Hardback

ISBN: 9780749008376

Also from this Author

Mercenaries

Mercenaries

Republic: The Pillars of Rome

Republic: The Pillars of Rome

The Sword Of Revenge

The Sword Of Revenge

Republic 3: The Gods of War

Republic 3: The Gods of War

Conquest

Conquest

The Burning Sky

The Burning Sky

People who ordered this also ordered...

Flint and Silver - Signed, Lined & Dated

Flint and Silver - Signed, Lined & Dated

Young Sherlock Holmes 2: Red Leech - Goldsboro Exclusive Hardback

Young Sherlock Holmes 2: Red Leech - Goldsboro Exclusive Hardback

The Fort

The Fort

Artemis Fowl and the Atlantis Complex

Artemis Fowl and the Atlantis Complex

Red Runs the Helmand - SIGNED, LINED & DATED

Red Runs the Helmand - SIGNED, LINED & DATED

The Caspian Gates

The Caspian Gates

Black Ice - Young Sherlock Holmes - Goldsboro Exclusive Numbered hardback (500)

Black Ice - Young Sherlock Holmes - Goldsboro Exclusive Numbered hardback (500)

On His Majesty's Service

On His Majesty's Service

Coward at the Bridge

Coward at the Bridge

Spartacus: The Gladiator - SIGNED, LINED & PUBLICATION DATED

Spartacus: The Gladiator - SIGNED, LINED & PUBLICATION DATED

Armada - SIGNED, LINED & PUBLICATION DATED

Armada - SIGNED, LINED & PUBLICATION DATED

The Key

The Key

The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry - Exclusive  Numbered Slipcase Edition - MARCH 2012 BOOK OF THE MONTH

The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry - Exclusive Numbered Slipcase Edition - MARCH 2012 BOOK OF THE MONTH

The Daughters of Mars

The Daughters of Mars

The Scarlet Thief - May 2013 Book of the Month

The Scarlet Thief - May 2013 Book of the Month

Arena (Roman Arena)

Arena (Roman Arena)

And the Mountains Echoed - Special Edition

And the Mountains Echoed - Special Edition

The Maharajah's General

The Maharajah's General

 
Coming soon
Top Sellers
The Dark Defiles, Richard Morgan, signed first edition

UK First Edition / First Printing

Signed by the author

£20.00

The Dark Defiles

by Richard Morgan

 

Synopsis

Compared to Michael Moorcock and Joe Abercrombie alike, Richard Morgan's fast moving and brutal science fantasy reaches its final volume as ... read more

 

Release 27 November 2014

Publisher Gollancz

ISBN 978-0575077942

Thirteen Chairs, Dave Shelton, signed first edition

Signed by the author

UK First Edition / First Printing

£10.99

Thirteen Chairs

by Dave Shelton

 

Synopsis

Jack stands in the dark on the landing of the old house, and looks at his feet - He has been here for minutes, his hand on the door handle, deb ... read more

 

Release 27 November 2014

Publisher David Fickling Books

ISBN 978-1910200162

Holy Spy, Rory Clements, signed first edition

Signed by the author

UK First Edition / First Printing

£14.99

Holy Spy

by Rory Clements

 

Synopsis

Rory Clements, winner of the Ellis Peters Historical Fiction Award, 'does for Elizabeth's reign what CJ Sansom does for Henry VIII' ... read more

 

Release 26 February 2015

Publisher Hodder & Stoughton

ISBN 978-1848548497

Coming Soon
Top Sellers
The Caspian Gates

UK First Edition / First Printing

Signed, Lined & Dated

£29.99

The Caspian Gates

by Harry Sidebottom

 

Synopsis

 SIGNED, LINED IN LATIN & PUBLICATION DATED   AD262 - the Imperium is in turmoil after the struggle for the throne. Furthe... read more

 

Release 14 July 2011

Publisher Michael Joseph

ISBN 978-0718155919

Marina, Carlos Ruiz Zafon, signed first edition

Exclusive to Goldsboro Books, Signed & Numbered First Edition (500) copies.

£12.99

Marina

by Carlos Ruiz Zafon

 

Synopsis

The novel Carlos Ruiz Zafón wrote just before THE SHADOW OF THE WIND.   'Fifteen years on, th... read more

 

Release 22 August 2013

Publisher Weidenfeld Nicolson

ISBN 978-0297856474

Unwrapped Sky : Exclusive Special Edition (250) copies

Exclusive to Goldsboro Books, Signed & Numbered First Edition (250) copies.

£20.00

Unwrapped Sky : Exclusive Special Edition (250) copies

by Rjurik Davidson

 

Synopsis

Our Goldsboro Books exclusive special edition with exclusive beautiful foil jacket, coloured end papers and ribbon bookmark.... read more

 

Release 20 May 2014

Publisher Tor

ISBN 978-1447252368

We accept Maestro We accept Mastercard We accept Solo We accept Visa We accept Visa Electron We accept PayPal
  • ©2014. Goldsboro Books Ltd. All rights reserved. | Website design by Empire Elements Ltd.