12 February 2011

A Reluctant Recruit - True life, post war-time adventures

"My adventures as a ‘Reluctant Recruit‘are the subject of this volume. I decided, at the time that I would, one day, tell the story. One day was fifty years later but here it is at last..." Says Derek Rosser .

Derek shares true life, post war-time adventures as a ‘Reluctant Recruit’ during his National Service with the Royal Air Force.

"Whilst over half a century has elapsed since I was released from National Service with the Royal Air Force, my memory of the events described in this volume is crystal clear. To a young married man it was a waste of valuable time but...in many ways it was an enjoyable waste of time. If you are entertained by my adventures, I shall consider that the time spent in recording these events has NOT been wasted" Find out more...

"...full of adventure and intrigue." ...publishedbestsellers.com

7 comments:

  1. National Service ended in 1961
    - As the author, I hope that those who served will enjoy reading this book as much as I enjoyed writing it.
    To the younger reader, yes it really is true....well most of it anyway.

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  2. My apologies for being anonymous above (finger trouble) I'll be more careful now.

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  3. If anyone has a question concerning my work, I shall be more than happy to answer it here.

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  4. A most enjoyable, amusing read.The author, Derek Rosser has conjured up very telling memories of National Service with a witty turn of phrase.

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  5. Like many born after the war, I’ve heard talk of National Service, but never really appreciated what it involved. Derek Rosser’s recount of his personal experiences is absolutely captivating - and very funny. You can’t help but laugh aloud at the coal bunker ‘inspection’, and the Wednesday afternoon sports scam was bound to end in disaster! But there’s a serious and very real side to the story too, one that the style of writing brings alive as thought these are your own memories. A really enjoyable and highly recommended read.

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  6. Very interesting and humerous. An enjoyable read either as a whole or in individual chapters.

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  7. A thoroughly enjoyable read which gave a wonderful insight into the dreaded National Service. Glad I missed it by a few years!
    John and Liz Davies

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