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Peter Rabbit – Tank Killer: When Sven Hassel Met Beatrix Potter

IT was the literary partnership of the century.

Two best-selling writers from very different genres joining forces in one heart-rending, barnstorming adventure.

Beatrix Potter was an English mycologist who rose to fame as the author of children’s books such as The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck, The Tale of Timmy Tiptoes and The Tale of Peter Rabbit.

Sven Hassel is, by his own account, a Dane who took German nationality and went on to serve in the 2nd and 6th Panzer Divisions in World War Two. His novels – including Legion of the Damned, Wheels of Terror and Monte Cassino (The Beast Regiment) – have been translated into 18 languages.

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Posted: 10th, January 2011 | In: Flashback | Comment (1)