The night of the generals

a novel
  • 310 Pages
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  • English
by
Bantam , New York
Generals, World War, 1939-1945, Fi
Statementtranslated from the German by J. Maxwell Brownjohn
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPT2621.I 76 N35 1965
The Physical Object
Pagination310 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24953890M
OCLC/WorldCa8030780

However this book is different as it ends in and the reader can see what became of the three generals and other german soldiers after the war ended. Running through the book is a serial murderer who will stop at nothing to carry out his fantasies with prostitutes and protect his identity/5(12).

The Night of the Generals takes place in occupied France during World War II, and is a deftly written, highly suspenseful detective story centered around one of the most fascinating of crimes: a murderer using war as a cover.

The suspects are winnowed down to three high-ranking German generals, two of whom are involved in a conspiracy to dethrone Hitler/5(36). The Night of the Generals is a World War II mystery film directed by Anatole Litvak and produced by Sam stars Peter O'Toole, Omar Sharif, Tom Courtenay, Donald Pleasence, Joanna Pettet and Philippe screenplay by Joseph Kessel and Paul Dehn was loosely based on the beginning of the novel of the same name by German author Hans Hellmut by: Maurice Jarre.

In this brooding WW II-era mystery, a Nazi agent must prove that one of three high-ranking generals is guilty of killing a Polish prostitute. The tale is based on a novel by Hans-Helmut Kirst%.

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The Night of the Generals A Novel [Hans Hellmut Kirst] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers/5(12). “The soldier must say Yes when he thinks Yes. But when many say Yes and think No, when they feel forced to say Yes, though they think No, or when they say Yes for the sake of their careers, their own comfort or self-interest while their consciences tell them No, the point has been reached where true soldiering dies out altogether/5.

Directed by Anatole Litvak. With Peter O'Toole, Omar Sharif, Tom Courtenay, Donald Pleasence. Ina Polish prostitute and German Agent is murdered in Warsaw. Suspicion falls on three Generals, and Major Grau (Omar Sharif) of German Intelligence seeks /10(K).

A Polish prostitute is murdered in Warsaw in The possible suspects are narrowed down to three German generals, but the investigation eventually comes to nothing. A similar crime happens in Paris in when all three generals are assembled once more - but again the investigations are halted by the famous 'night of the generals' - the coup against Hitler.

The Night Of The Generals, frombased on the book of the same name, is about the murder of a prostitute at the hands of one of the three German generals, in.

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Perhaps meant to compete or echo the David Lean epics of the era, Night of the Generals falls a bit short, feeling flatter despite its sweep across settings (Warsaw, Paris, Hamburg) and time.

As a World War II story, Night of the Generals isn’t only unusual in being told from a perspective entirely within the Nazi ranks, but its main plot strand is a classic whodunit murder-mystery. There are also noir undertones and a few key elements that prefigure many pulp euro-thrillers of the s.

It’s a neglected classic and oft-overlooked for a movie I believe has been a huge cultural Author: Remy Dean. A similar crime happens in Paris in when all three generals are assembled once more - but again the investigations are halted by the famous 'night of the generals' - the coup against Hitler.

Then, ina third murder occurs in Dresden. Gods and Generals: Antietam/Sharpsburg After Lee's victory at Bull Run, he took his men on a march into Maryland, drawing the Union army out of Virginia.

But Union commander George McClellan captured Lee's plans; for once in his life he moved quickly to pin the Confederates down in the fields around the town of Sharpsburg, by Antietam Creek/5().

Twilight Time could never have predicted the recent passing of Omar Sharif, star of their latest Blu-ray release, The Night of the ed by Anatole Litvak, this WWII murder mystery sees Sharif paired up again with Peter O’Toole, his co-star in Lawrence of Arabia (); both stars were contractually bound to make this, and were reportedly only satisfied with their per diem.

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Ina Polish prostitute and German Agent is murdered in Warsaw. Suspicion falls on three Generals, and Major Grau (Omar Sharif) of German Intelligence seeks justice which ends up taking decades.

In Warsaw, a Polish prostitute is. Get this from a library. The night of the generals: a novel. [Hans Hellmut Kirst; John Brownjohn] -- A Polish prostitute is murdered in Warsaw in The possible suspects are narrowed down to three German generals, but the investigation eventually comes to nothing.

A similar crime happens in. NIGHT OF THE GENERALS was released as an LP by Colgems producer Neely Plumb, and was highly regarded as one of that company's legendary audiophile soundtrack releases (along with Bacharach's CASINO ROYALE, Quincy Jones' IN COLD BLOOD and DeVol's GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER).

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By the end of the year, Arthur Penn’s Bonnie. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The night of the generals by Hans Hellmut Kirst; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: Generals, World War,Fiction.The Night of the Generals.

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However, to truly appreciate the turn of events, the charged atmosphere and the subtle humour, one would have to read the book, written in the author's distinctive and inimitable style.5/5(1).