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Keane's company

Author: Iain Gale
Publisher: London : Heron, 2013.
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James Keane, officer in the 27th Foot, card sharp, ladies' man and one of the finest but most rebellious soldiers in the British army, is under threat of court martial for disobeying Wellesley's strict rules. But his special, even ungentlemanly, skills have caught his general's eye, so he is selected to form a unique unit which will work behind enemy lines. Keane's next task is to hand-pick his band of men, some  Read more...
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Genre/Form: War stories
Historical fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Iain Gale
ISBN: 9781780873626 178087362X 9781782060918 178206091X
OCLC Number: 822959953
Description: 343 p. : map ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Iain Gale.
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1808, the Peninsular War begins. Behind enemy lines, a British army unit led by officer James Keane undertake their first mission.  Read more...

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'Richard Sharpe would be delighted to have James Keane on his side! Iain Gale's creation is a wonderfully imaginative addition to the fascinating tales of Britain's defiance of Bonaparte' Bernard Read more...

 
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