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For the blameless son of a Wicklow farming kinfolk, leaving behind his measure in Trinity university to hitch the Irish military was once now not a course Dickie Mandeville’s mom authorized.
The trip to an officer’s fee is grinding, yet peopled with a forged of characters he may by no means have crossed in his earlier lifestyles.
The Reverend’s daughter provides him an unforeseen schooling in lust and loss.
He survives the cruel education of the army collage, Lourdes, and an unexpected come across with a British Helicopter at the Border, to be commissioned into an infantry battalion in small-town, Ireland.
Dickie is having fun with the younger officer’s lifestyles. the lady of his goals falls in love with him, yet now not he together with her. He enrols collage university Galway at that lucky time in eire whilst scholars realised that debauchery and freedom are way more vital than a firstclass degree.
Overseas carrier in Lebanon and Cyprus follows commencement. His first journey to Lebanon is opposed to the backdrop of the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait. His moment journey to Lebanon is difficult, not only simply because it’s operationally harmful, yet simply because he’s surrounded via greedy, vain-glorious, pole-climbing officials.
His class-mates and associates begin to quiet down and marry, whereas his tom-cat methods proceed as ahead of.
After a spell education recruits, and one other spell guarding the IRA in a high-security legal, he realises he's in poor health of eire, and unsure approximately his destiny. he's taking a last-minute posting to Cyprus. The surreal family members among the British, Argentinians, Austrians, UN civilians and the neighborhood Greek and Turkish employees liven up him.
Returning to eire after a yr, Dickie realises he’s not a ‘young officer.’ In lust again and again, he’s by no means been in love. an opportunity stumble upon with a chum of a pal adjustments every thing, and he's smitten. yet is that this the tip of the only Dickie Mandeville?

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