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By Blair Chamberlin

global struggle eleven is raging, and nonetheless mourning the tragic loss of life of his submariner brother, a service provider army officer, Mathew Lang, embarks on a dicy voyage TO Hong Kong to affix his new send as leader officer. the very last thing he's trying to find is love, yet at the lengthy voyage he meets Elizabeth Wolsey, a fellow passenger, they usually start an ambivalent relationship.

The dating blossoms within the unique and sybaritic way of life of pre-war Hong Kong and with marriage deliberate their destiny turns out predictable and guaranteed. yet because the lengthy perceived chance of a eastern invasion turns into fact, they locate themselves embroiled in a determined fight to flee the colony and locate security in Australia – concerning the in simple terms haven on hand for these fleeing the Japanese.

Matthew unearths Elizabeth a berth on one of many final ships to flee prior to the japanese onslaught eventually overwhelms the defenders after which himself manages to escape in a dramatic final second attempt in a semi-disabled vessel. What follows for him is a hellish 12-months trip during the jungles and swamps of the a long way East – the Philippines, Borneo and New Guinea as he battles for survival in an try and succeed in Australia and a re-union with the girl he loves.

Rain In August is a sea-faring novel, in keeping with a real tale, that's packed with romance, experience and the dogged spirit and backbone which observed humans via one of many darkest sessions of the 20 th Century.

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