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Abyss tells the story of the most perilous event in recent World History from the viewpoints of national leaders, Russian officers, Cuban peasants, American pilots and British disarmers. Sir Max Hastings is a journalist who accompanied the British Task Force to the Falklands War. He was editor of the Daily Telegraph and Evening Standard and has published a number of books about the history of war.
The subject of this review tells of relatively recent events that still have great significance to this day. Undoubtedly the story of Colditz has been written about before. However, this account provides new insights. Ben Macintyre is a master storyteller of real-life espionage who has had success with a number of books such as Agent Zigzag and Operation Mincemeat.