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A call to arms

Author: Allan Mallinson
Publisher: London : Bantam, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: War fiction
Historical fiction
Fiction
History
War stories
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Mallinson, Allan.
Call to arms.
London : Bantam, 2003, ©2002
(OCoLC)761499733
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Allan Mallinson
ISBN: 0593047273 9780593047279 0553815628 9780553815627 0553813501 9780553813500
OCLC Number: 59377653
Notes: Maps on lining papers.
Description: ix, 315 pages : maps ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Allan Mallinson.

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Matthew Hervey is charged with raising a new troop, and organising transport for India - for he, his men and their horses are to set sail with immediate effect. What Hervey and his greenhorn soldiers  Read more...

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"'The book picks up a pace that mirrors a cavalry charge... Hervey continues to grow in stature, while Mallinson himself continues to delight.' Observer"

 
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