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Blown off course

Autor: David Donachie
Editora: London : Allison & Busby, 2010.
Edição/Formato   Print book : Ficção : InglêsVer todas as edições e formatos
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"John Pearce is in London, his problems being how to pursue Ralph Barclay for perjury without his written evidence, compounded by the needs of his companions – the Pelicans, who require protections from the Press Gang. A call on William Pitt is unsatisfactory – there is no immediate prospect of a return to the Mediterranean – so he has repaired to the Pelican Tavern in the faint hope that someone will recognise him  Ler mais...
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Gênero/Forma: Sea stories
Historical fiction
Fiction
Tipo de Material: Ficção
Tipo de Documento: Livro
Todos os Autores / Contribuintes: David Donachie
ISBN: 9780749009847 0749009845 9780749008277 074900827X
Número OCLC: 973603968
Descrição: 382 p. ; 23 cm.
Responsabilidade: David Donachie.

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Lieutenant John Pearce is in London seeking protection for his friends, the Pelicans, from a reluctant Admiralty, unaware that they have been turfed off the ship on which he left them in safety.  Ler mais...

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