The First Stone

The First Stone

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"Dispatched to fight the Taliban as part of the NATO forces, the soldiers of the Third Platoon arrive in a desert hell intent on testing their courage and endurance. Among them are the charismatic platoon leader Schrøder, a former games designer fascinated by the imaginative potential of war; Colonel Steffensen, whose negotiating tactics will have deadly consequences; Sidekick, the LifeLogger whose online "war memorial" will blur into horror; and the hardened but vulnerable Hannah, who must bury her womanhood - or sacrifice her soul. Confronted by a betrayal that no military training could prepare them for, the soldiers must embark on a desperate mission to track down an enemy whose methods are as murderous as they are unfathomable. As the hunters become the hunted, the mission turns into a depraved, hallucinatory voyage into an Afghanistan they never knew existed. With the Third Platoon's most fundamental notions of good and evil called into question, survival becomes their only mission. "--Publisher description.
Publisher: Seattle : AmazonCrossing, 2019
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781542044394
1542044391
9781542044387
1542044383
Branch Call Number: FICTION Jensen, Carsten
Characteristics: 569 pages : map ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Mussari, Mark - Translator
Alternative Title: Første sten. English

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