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Mallinson, Allan

Overview
Works: 62 works in 377 publications in 2 languages and 9,565 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Historical fiction  History  Military history  War fiction  War stories  Action and adventure fiction 
Roles: Author
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Most widely held works by Allan Mallinson
Light Dragoons : the making of a regiment by Allan Mallinson( )

18 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although only formed in December 1992, The Light Dragoons look back to a history that began in the days of the first Jacobite rebellion. In 1922 a reduction in the Army's strength saw the amalgamation of four regiments of Hussars into the 13th/18th Hussars and the 15th/19th Hussars. Now they too have been amalgamated, with a name that reverts to the titles of the four original regiments in the eighteenth century. Allan Mallinson, the novelist and a former commanding officer of the 13th/18th Hussars, not only follows with admirable clarity and dexterity the fortunes of The Light Dragoons' prede
A close run thing : a novel of Wellington's army of 1815 by Allan Mallinson( Book )

28 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of a British cavalry officer during the Napoleonic Wars. He is Matthew Hervey, 23, whose many acts of daring include a secret mission which enables the Duke of Wellington to win the Battle of Waterloo. By the author of the non-fiction Light Dragoons
Warrior by Allan Mallinson( )

16 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The stability of the Cape Colony has been threatened by Xhosa tribesman who have been making incursions across the borders. And when Hervey is told by his old friend, Sir Eyre Somervile, that the Zulu warrior king Shaka is about to make war on neighbouring tribes in the south of the country, he knows that matters are perilous indeed
A regimental affair : a novel by Allan Mallinson( Book )

23 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1817, Captain Matthew Hervey returns to an England on the verge of revolution over the need for reform and marries Lady Henrietta Lindsay, but his newfound happiness is threatened by the dark secrets and hatred of his commanding officer
On his majesty's service by Allan Mallinson( Book )

11 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The year is 1829 and Lieutenant-Colonel Matthew Hervey has been promised command of his regiment, the 6th Light Dragoons. Before he can take up his post, however, there is a six-month assignment as an observer with the Russian army, an undertaking at the personal request of the commander-in-chief which Hervey feels obliged to fulfil
Honorable company : a novel of India before the raj by Allan Mallinson( Book )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Captain Matthew Hervey postpones his marriage for a mission in India, "he discovers that war in India is waged as often with money and spies as with the clear-cut tactics of the battlefield, ... and Matthew, torn between his honor and his destiny, is drawn deeper into the court's serpentine coils than he ever dreamed."--Jacket
The sabre's edge by Allan Mallinson( Book )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an Indian successor is usurped by an dangerous warmonger in 1824, British cavalry officer Matthew Hervey and his courageous troops set out to capture the usurper, who has taken refuge within an infamous fortress that has withstood numerous attacks
Man of war by Allan Mallinson( Book )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While Matthew Hervey is recovering from malaria, his friend Captain Peto is at sea preparing the crew of his battle ship for war
A call to arms by Allan Mallinson( Book )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1819 sees Hervey in Rome with his sister Elizabeth where a chance meeting with Percy Bysshe Shelley leads him to rethink his future. Soon he is en route for Hounslow via Whitehall where he hurriedly purchases a new commission and is refitted for the uniform of the 6th Light Dragoons
Rumours of war by Allan Mallinson( Book )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The year is 1826, and the fragile peace in Europe following the defeat of Napoleon is threatened by Spanish aggression in the Peninsula. Matthew Hervey joins a party of officers sent to make an assessment and lend support to their Portuguese allies. But the Peninsula is a place redolent with memories. For it was here as a seventeen-year-old Cornet that Hervey had his first taste of military action
An act of courage by Allan Mallinson( Book )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Words of command by Allan Mallinson( Book )

10 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"January 1830, and one of the hardest winters in memory. The prime minister, the Iron Duke, is resisting growing calls for parliamentary reform, provoking scenes of violent unrest in the countryside. Against this backdrop, Lieutenant-Colonel Matthew Hervey takes command of his regiment, the 6th Light Dragoons. His fears that things might be a little dull are dispelled by the everyday business of vexatious officers, difficult choices over which NCOs to promote and the incendiarists on the doorstep of the King himself. But it's when the Sixth are sent to Brussels for the 15th anniversary of the battle of Waterloo that the excitement really starts." -- Publisher's description
The making of the British Army by Allan Mallinson( Book )

15 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From the 'New Model Army' of Cromwell's vision ... shows us the people and events that have shaped the army we know today ... This is the story of hard-won military experience"--Jacket
The sabre's edge by Allan Mallinson( Recording )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The year is 1824; the Sixth Light Dragoons are still stationed in India, and the talk in the officer's mess is of war. Border skirmishes with the Burmese are becoming more common and across the country in Rajputana, a dispute over succession sends war fever sweeping through the provinces
Warrior by Allan Mallinson( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Eastern Frontier, Cape Colony, 1828. Xhosa tribesmen are making incursions across the border, threatening the stability of the eastern frontier. When Matthew Hervey is recalled to South Africa, he and his troop of mounted rifles come into conflict with Shaka, legendary warrior-king of the Zulu. It is an unfamiliar and deadly world."--The publisher
The Nizam's daughters by Allan Mallinson( Book )

15 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matthew Hervey, newly appointed aide-de-camp to the Duke of Wellington, is sent on a secret mission to India. With the embers of war cooling to a precarious peace across Europe, Hervey must leave behind his love, Henrietta, to travel to a foreign land which will test his mettle to the very limits
The Nizam's daughters by Allan Mallinson( )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fresh from Waterloo, Matthew Hervey, aide-de-camp to the Duke of Wellington, leaves the scene of his triumph to travel to India. Chintal is his destination, and his mission is to glean intelligence for the Duke, who expects to become Governor-General of India
Rumours of war by Allan Mallinson( Recording )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1826: Napoleon Bonaparte is dead, the Congress of Vienna's work is done, and there is peace in Europe. However, in Portugal, there is the scent of civil war in the air following the death of King John VI. Newly returned from India, Matthew Harvey joins a party of officers sent to make an assessment and lend support to the Portuguese queen
Too Important for the Generals : Losing and Winning the First World War by Allan Mallinson( Book )

7 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the great questions in the ongoing discussions and debate about the First World War is why did winning take so long and exact so appalling a human cost? After all this was a fight that, we were told, would be over by Christmas. Now, Allan Mallinson, former professional soldier and author, provides answers that are disturbing as well as controversial, and have a contemporary resonance. He disputes the growing consensus among historians that British generals were not to blame for the losses and setbacks in the 'war to end all wars' - that, given the magnitude of their task, they did as well as anyone could have
A call to arms by Allan Mallinson( Recording )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Hervey rejoins the Light Dragoons, they are sent to India, unaware that a large fleet of Burmese warboats await their arrival
 
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Honorable company : a novel of India before the raj
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A close run thing : a novel of Wellington's army of 1815A regimental affair : a novelOn his majesty's serviceHonorable company : a novel of India before the rajThe sabre's edgeMan of warA call to armsRumours of war
Alternative Names
Allan Mallinson British writer

Allan Mallinson escritor brit√°nico

Languages
English (211)

Spanish (17)