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The only victor

Author: Alexander Kent
Publisher: London : Arrow, 2006.
Series: Richard Bolitho, 18.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In February 1806 the frigate carrying Vice-Admiral Sir Richard Bolitho drops anchor off the shores of southern Africa. Bolitho's instructions are to assist in hastening the campaign in Africa where an expeditionary force is attempting to recapture Cape Town from the Dutch. Bolitho is still brooding over the loss of his flagship, and his continuing personal troubles are only brightened by his love for Catherine, Lady  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Sea stories
War fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander Kent
ISBN: 0099497697 9780099497691
OCLC Number: 71238424
Notes: Originally published: London: Methuen, 1990.
Description: pages cm
Series Title: Richard Bolitho, 18.
Responsibility: Alexander Kent.

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FEBRUARY 1806The frigate carrying Vice-Admiral Sir Richard Bolitho drops anchor off the shores of southern Africa. Outside Europe few have yet heard of the battle of Trafalgar, and Bolitho's news is  Read more...

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

 
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