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Kydd : a novel

Author: Julian Stockwin
Publisher: New York : Scribner, ©2001.
Series: Kydd series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Europe is ablaze with war. The British prime minister is under pressure to intimidate the French, and dispatches a Navy squadron to appear off the French coast. To man the ships, ordinary citizens must be press-ganged. Thomas Paine Kydd, a young wig-maker from Guildford, is seized and taken across country to be part of the crew of the ninety-eight-gun line-of-battle ship Duke William.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Historical fiction
History
Naval history
Sea fiction
Sea stories
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Stockwin, Julian.
Kydd.
New York : Scribner, ©2001
(OCoLC)988914903
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Julian Stockwin
ISBN: 0743214587 9780743214582
OCLC Number: 45791361
Description: 254 pages ; 23 cm
Series Title: Kydd series.
Responsibility: Julian Stockwin.
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This is the debut novel in a thrilling new series of the seafaring adventures of Thomas Paine Kydd, a young man pressed into service who comes of age in the Royal Navy during the Napoleonic Wars.  Read more...

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"Publishing News" (UK) A wonderfully fresh and incredibly vivid debut novel...I reckon [the series] will be as popular as the novels of Patrick O'Brian, so exciting is this new author.

 
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