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Man of war

Author: Alexander Kent
Publisher: London : Arrow, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The third Adam Bolitho story follows directly from RELENTLESS PURSUIT. The setting is the West Indies, with the post-Napoleonic "revolution" against the ban on slavery. The navy is stretched to the limit, ships laid up, appointments for captains and senior officers hard to obtain. There's a lot of rivalry, as well as the discomfort of working with ships and sailors who have only recently been deadly enemies. Adam  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Sea stories
Fiction
Naval history
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander Kent
ISBN: 0099497778 9780099497776
OCLC Number: 71346728
Notes: Originally published: London: Heinemann, 2003.
Description: pages cm
Responsibility: Alexander Kent.

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Antigua 1817Every harbour and estuary is filled with ghostly ships, the famous and the legendary now redundant in the aftermath of the war. In this uneasy peace, Adam Bolitho is fortunate to be  Read more...

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"Shipwreck, survival... a spirited battle... a splendid yarn" * Times * "One of our foremost writers of naval fiction" * Sunday Times *

 
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