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The great & calamitous tale of Johan Thoms

The great & calamitous tale of Johan Thoms

Thornton, Ian, author

Johan Thoms is poised for greatness. A promising student at the University of Sarajevo, he is young, brilliant, and in love with the beautiful Lorelei Ribeiro. He can outwit chess masters, quote the Kama Sutra, and converse with dukes and drunkards alike. But he cannot drive a car in reverse. And as with so much in the life of Johan Thoms, this seemingly insignificant detail will prove to be much more than it appears. On the morning of June 28, 1914, Johan takes his place as the chauffeur to Franz Ferdinand and the royal entourage and, with one wrong turn, he forever alters the course of history

Paperback, Book. English. Historical fiction. Historical.
Published London: The Friday Project, 2014
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Statement of responsibility: Ian Thornton
ISBN: 0007551495, 9780007551491
Note: Originally published: Canada: Simon & Schuster, 2013.
Physical Description: 319 pages ; 20 cm
Subject: Sophie, Archduchess of Austria, 1866-1914 Assassination Fiction.; World War, 1914-1918 Causes Fiction.; Franz Ferdinand, Archduke of Austria, 1863-1914 Assassination Fiction.; Sarajevo (Bosnia and Hercegovina) History Fiction.