Too Few For Drums Author:R.F. Delderfield Journey into the Jaws of Death — There were ten of them-nine British soldiers and a lovely young woman-trapped behind French lines and doomed to capture and execution unless they could somehow rejoin the British army. — To Keith Graham, the young ensign who was no longer a boy but not yet a man, fell the task of leading the little band through the... more » jaws of death to safety. He had help from Gwyneth, the widowed camp follower who was as cunning as she was beautiful-and who taught him a few lessons in manhood along the way.
The excitement of battle, the heroism of desperate men, the tragedy of death the tenderness of young love all come stunningly to life in this suspenseful, moving novel by the author of "God Is an Englishman" and "Give Us This Day."« less