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Under siege

Author: Edward Marston
Publisher: London : Allison & Busby, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the wake of victory at Oudenarde, career soldier Captain Daniel Rawson must take a leading role in the Allies' new strategy--to invade further into French territories and lay siege to Lille, the 'pearl of its fortresses'. He fights alongside the Duke of Marlborough, whose position and safety abroad are threatened by politicians in England plotting his downfall--and by his outspoken and treasonous wife, Sarah.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
War stories
Fiction
Military history
Named Person: John Churchill Marlborough, Duke of; John Churchill Marlborough, Duke of
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Marston
ISBN: 9780749008178 0749008172
OCLC Number: 639167716
Notes: Sequel to: Fire and sword.
Description: 351 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Edward Marston.

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In the wake of the resounding victory at the Battle of Oudenarde, career soldier Captain Daniel Rawson must take a leading role in the Allies' new strategy - to strike deeper into French Flanders and  Read more...

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'Marston is at his best writing about amiable heroes and hissable villains having some good-humoured adventures in an entertaining plot' Historical Novels review

 
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