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The darkening sea

Author: Alexander Kent
Publisher: Ithaca, N.Y. : McBooks Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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June 1809. Soon after taking part in the dramatic capture of Martinique in the Caribbean, Vice-Admiral Sir Richard Bolitho is next despatched to the African coast to gather a flotilla and stop French attacks on British trade routes. But Bolitho must contend with more than Britain's old enemy - he must also face the hatred of his flag captian and betrayal by a man he once counted on as his friend. In the dangerous  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Naval history
Historical fiction
Sea stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander Kent
ISBN: 0935526838 9780935526837
OCLC Number: 44586486
Description: 351 pages ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: by Alexander Kent.
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June 1809. Soon after taking part in the dramatic capture of Martinique in the Caribbean, Vice-Admiral Sir Richard Bolitho is next despatched to the African coast to gather a flotilla and stop French attacks on British trade routes. But Bolitho must contend with more than Britain's old enemy - he must also face the hatred of his flag captian and betrayal by a man he once counted on as his friend. In the dangerous waters off South Africa, Bolitho hunts his foe; France's most brilliant admiral and the desperate mercenaries who sail with him. - from cover.

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