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A flag of truce

Author: David Donachie
Publisher: Long Preston : Magna, 2008.
Series: John Pearce, 4.
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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John Pearce comes back from Corsica demanding that Captain Barclay of HMS Brilliant, the man who originally pressed him and his fellow Pelicans into the Navy, be tried at home by a civilian court. Against the background of the ongoing siege of Toulon and with the Revolutionary Army massing to attack, no one in authority sees this as a good time to accede to his requests.
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Genre/Form: Large type books
Sea stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Donachie
ISBN: 9780750528191 0750528192
OCLC Number: 223936263
Notes: Originally published: London: Allison & Busby.
Description: 444 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
Series Title: John Pearce, 4.
Responsibility: by David Donachie.

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John Pearce comes back from Corsica demanding that Captain Barclay of HMS Brilliant, the man who originally pressed him and his fellow Pelicans into the Navy, be tried at home by a civilian court. Against the background of the ongoing siege of Toulon and with the Revolutionary Army massing to attack, no one in authority sees this as a good time to accede to his requests.

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