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Rex W Last

Rex Last was Professor of Modern Languages at the University of Dundee from 1981-1991 after nearly two decades in the German Department of Hull University. He has written books on topics from Hans Arp, German Dadaism, E. M. Remarque and Erich Kästner to artificial intelligence and computer-assisted instruction for the language teacher.
He also edited the pioneering computerised Arthurian Bibliography and has translated a number of books including Willy Brandt's wartime memoirs, a study of Max Ernst, a biography of the early peace campaigner Bertha von Suttner, and an account of President Gustav Heinemann of West Germany.
Now retired as Professor Emeritus, he writes computer programs, designs websites and has written countless articles for a number of computer magazines. For information on his other current study guides, fiction and humour, please see the following pages.
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  • Operation Seagull


    A huge confidence trick is being prepared to persuade the Nazis that there is an anti-gravity weapon in development at a secret location in an island of the Outer Hebrides. The objective is to deploy this supposed device as a Trojan horse to infiltrate the German secret research facility

  • Cursing the Darkness


    In Nuremberg a small group of citizens resolves to fight back against the pitiless dominance of the Nazi régime.

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