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➽ Against The Tide Download ➺ Author John F. Hanley – Nessville.me It's July 1939 and even though Poland is trapped between Adolph Hitler and Uncle Joe Stalin everyone hopes war can be avoided On the island of Jersey 18 year old Jack Renouf is forbidden from associatAgainst The Tide Download Author John F Hanley Nessvilleme It's July 1939 and even though Poland is trapped between Adolph Hitler and Uncle Joe Stalin everyone hopes war can be avoided On the island of Jersey 18 year old Jack Renouf is forbidden from associat It's July and even though Poland is trapped between Adolph Hitler and Uncle Joe Stalin everyone hopes war can be avoided On the island of Jersey year old Jack Renouf is forbidden from associating with his own Uncle Fred because of his dangerous Communist views and salacious liaison with his Spanish mistress Caught in his own velvet tr

Ap between outrageous Caroline and secretive Rachel Jack Against The eBook doesn't pay too much attention to international affairs especially during this glorious summer when despite the darkening horizon everyone is in holiday mood In his final days at school Jack is focused on breaking the one minute barrier for the yards freestyle so that he can get into the British swimming team for the Helsinki Olympics Desperate for those last few seconds he listens to Miko an enigmatic Jewish refugee who works as a waiter in a local hotel but claims to have trained the Romanian water polo tea

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  1. Christoph Fischer Christoph Fischer says:

    Against The Tide eBook ´ Against The eBook Ø against kindle, tide free, Against The mobile, Against The Tide MOBIAgainst The Tide by John F Hanley is an amazing piece of literature that was my reading highlight of some timeSet on the small island of Jersey between France and Britain in 1939 it paints an authentic and amazing picture of Europe and the World before the outbreak of the warJewish refugees from Romania a Dutch businessman people with communist leanings British fascists and a lot characters crowd this story and make it a colourful and engaging readJack our protagonist is part of a water polo team where he clashes with Dutchman Rudi Kohler who seems to catch the eye of Jack's girlfriend Caroline Jack toys with the idea of going with Rachel instead Besides this personal rivalry there are political and economical uncertainties that create further tension in the powder box that is Jersey Torn between the horrors of Franco and


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    Against The Tide eBook ´ Against The eBook Ø against kindle, tide free, Against The mobile, Against The Tide MOBIIn Against the Tide we are transported to the island of Jersey between England and France just before the start of WWII where we meet 18 year old Jack Renauf We see Jack play water polo get into trouble at school his mess o


  3. John Hanley John Hanley says:

    Against The Tide eBook ´ Against The eBook Ø against kindle, tide free, Against The mobile, Against The Tide MOBII'm not bold enough to review my own book but here's one that I think sums it up rather neatly and was posted on USA with a five star rating'This book is a rich soufflé of young love war sport greed and friendship On the outside it's a thriller with races boat chases shootings spies and a roller coaster ride endingOn the inside it's a touching coming of age story that has resonated with me days after finishing th


  4. Maya Panika Maya Panika says:

    Against The Tide eBook ´ Against The eBook Ø against kindle, tide free, Against The mobile, Against The Tide MOBIIs this really how it feels to be a young man Goodness I'm glad I never had to go through it The narrative opens with a foul in a game of water polo that will literally bring tears to the eyes of any male reading and the spir


  5. Kate Nicholls Kate Nicholls says:

    Against The Tide eBook ´ Against The eBook Ø against kindle, tide free, Against The mobile, Against The Tide MOBIHaving spent several years in Jersey in the 1960s and 70s I initially ordered this for a tale set in the island I love having seen a review in the local Jersey paper Then ge


  6. Cleopatra Pullen Cleopatra Pullen says:

    Against The Tide eBook ´ Against The eBook Ø against kindle, tide free, Against The mobile, Against The Tide MOBIThis is not a book I would normally choose to read but I was intrigued by the setting as I live in Jersey in the Channel Islands It is rare to read a book set in such detail in Jersey and even rarer to find one that doesn’t focus on the German Occupation of the island during the II World WarAgainst the tide is set in July 1939 a couple of months before war was declared but the effects of Hitler were already being felt in the mixed nationalities inhabiting the islandThe story is partly a coming of age story; Jack Renouf has taken his A levels and becomes torn between two girls At the same time he is trying to discover his family’s secrets in particular why his communist uncle is so hated by his father The other part of the story is pure action thriller with Jack getting embroiled in a trying to stop smuggling all of which made me feel like I was reading a grown up version of the Famous Five with boats and guns rather than secret passages and ginger beerThe w


  7. Sarah Sharpe Sarah Sharpe says:

    Against The Tide eBook ´ Against The eBook Ø against kindle, tide free, Against The mobile, Against The Tide MOBIFrom the very first words written this book had me gripped although thankfully not in the same sort of grip as that suffered by the main character JackI love the development of the characters particularly for our protagonist who gets caugh


  8. Ella Medler Ella Medler says:

    Against The Tide eBook ´ Against The eBook Ø against kindle, tide free, Against The mobile, Against The Tide MOBIAgainst The Tide is a coming of age novel set in the months immediately preceding WW II in Jersey School is almost over for Jack Renouf a very strong swimmer who has his sights set on ualifying for the next Olympic games His focus is broken by a series of events which lea


  9. Lynelle Clark Lynelle Clark says:

    Against The Tide eBook ´ Against The eBook Ø against kindle, tide free, Against The mobile, Against The Tide MOBII received this book from the author for an honest reviewAgainst the Tide a fitting name to this well written Historical Fiction The coming of age novel will intrigue you provide you with lots of action and with a good dose of an interesting love triangleYoung Jack was tested to the limits as he discovered secrets and spies around every bend as the plot unravels with a good support system that keeps it exciting till the endThe Shakespearean uotes thoughtfully embedded to give you a real feel of what he is experiencing the intellectual conversations as he learned about life and the ugly side of it His disconnection with his father leads him to connect with his uncle a colorful character that would keep you guessingI loved the South African character Saul with his abrupt speech so evident of the Afrikaner men in my country The lively conversations descriptive as the story unfolds that gives you a real feeling of what the people of Jersey experienced just


  10. Arthur Crandon Arthur Crandon says:

    Against The Tide eBook ´ Against The eBook Ø against kindle, tide free, Against The mobile, Against The Tide MOBIAgainst the Tide John R HanlyAbsorbing and Breath taking; Heartily Recomended The moment you open the book you are hooked The story is fast paced from the start with Jack’s immediate struggle in the pool demanding the reader’s attention and empathy From then on the book develops into a complex and interweaved plot with many intriguing and exciting sub plots There is depth but also fast paced action which John Hanley has combined wellThe looming Second World War provides a background tension throughout the novel and the secrets and personality of some characters makes the book difficult to put down Jack’s struggle with relationship and family issues make fascinating reading and the development of all the characters is very believable and absorbing The competition between Caroline and Rachel for Jack’s attention is parti


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