Cloth Spine Over Boards. First edition. Hardcover in non price-clipped dust-jacket. William Trotter is an historian noted for his acclaimed trilogy of the American Civil War and “A Frozen Hell: The Russo-Finnish War of 1939-1940, ” for which he won the Flinlandia Foundations Arts and Letters Award. In “Winter Fire,” a novel set in Finland, he brilliantly juxtaposes the banality of war and Nazism with the higher aspirations of the human spirit, only to see evil ultimately triumph. Remainder mark on lower edge else fine in fine dust-jacket.