A book review of ‘Unexploded’, by Alison MacLeod
Client: The Financial Times
"All through the summer of 1940, the south coast of England was braced for a German invasion. Operation Sea Lion, as Hitler’s plan was called, involved wiping out the Royal Air Force, mining the English Channel and incapacitating the Royal Navy. Despite the reservations of his top naval and air commanders, Hitler was determined to press ahead. In the event, the operation was repeatedly revised, postponed and eventually shelved. But not before many bombs had been dropped and many civilians killed."
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