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On his majesty's service

Author: Allan Mallinson
Publisher: London : Bantam Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The year is 1829 and Lieutenant-Colonel Matthew Hervey has been promised command of his regiment, the 6th Light Dragoons. Before he can take up his post, however, there is a six-month assignment as an observer with the Russian army, an undertaking at the personal request of the commander-in-chief which Hervey feels obliged to fulfil.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Allan Mallinson
ISBN: 9780593058169 059305816X
OCLC Number: 708741415
Description: xv, 315 p. : map ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: Allan Mallinson.

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January 1829: George IV is on the throne, Wellington is England's prime-minister, and snow is falling thickly on the London streets as Lieutenant-Colonel Matthew Hervey is summoned to the Horse  Read more...

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"What is left to be said about Allan Mallinson? Only this perhaps: he has done for the British army what C.S. Forester and Patrick O'Brian did for the royal navy, and his novels are every bit as Read more...

 
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