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To Glory We Steer

Alexander Kent

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  • 384 sidor
  • 2006

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Multi-million copy seller Alexander Kent, brings us another all-action Bolitho adventure. If you're a fan of Patrick O'Brian and C. S. Forester, then this is the book for you! 'Alexander Kent is certainly as good as Forester was in action, and in the wheeling movement of sails.' -- Sunday Times 'A salty testament to the mystique and the brutality of the square-rigger.' -- New York Times Book Review 'Alexander Kent...is, above all, a superb story-teller.' -- Manchester Evening News 'This is a classic story of triumph over adversity and I thoroughly enjoyed re-reading it' -- ***** Reader review 'Couldn't put it down' -- ***** Reader review 'It's action from start to finish with twists and turns to keep the reader guessing and wanting more' -- ***** Reader review 'A brilliant, exciting read'-- ***** Reader review ************************************************************************************ 1782: British Captain Richard Bolitho is ordered to take the frigate Phalarope to the Caribbean, where the hard-pressed royal squadrons are fighting for their lives against the combined fleets of France and Spain and the upstart American privateers. It should have been a proud moment for so young and junior a captain - but the Phalarope has already been driven to near mutiny and she is regarded with shame and suspicion. But Bolitho is no ordinary man and his efforts to give the ship back her pride mark him apart from his contemporaries. As the little frigate sails under the blazing sun and battles enemies within and without, Bolitho spares neither himself nor his men - and in the final great battle of the Saintes, the chance comes to prove what both he and the Phalarope can achieve. Bolitho's adventures continue in Command a King's Ship.
  • Författare: Alexander Kent
  • Format: Pocket/Paperback
  • ISBN: 9780099493877
  • Språk: Engelska
  • Antal sidor: 384
  • Utgivningsdatum: 2006-01-01
  • Förlag: Arrow Books Ltd