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Mallinson, Allan

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Works: 48 works in 354 publications in 2 languages and 9,743 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Historical fiction  Military history  War fiction  War stories 
Roles: Author
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Warrior by Allan Mallinson( file )
15 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 602 libraries worldwide
The stability of the Cape Colony has been threatened by Xhosa tribesman who have been making incursions across the borders. And when Hervey is told by his old friend, Sir Eyre Somervile, that the Zulu warrior king Shaka is about to make war on neighbouring tribes in the south of the country, he knows that matters are perilous indeed
A regimental affair : a novel by Allan Mallinson( Book )
21 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 578 libraries worldwide
In 1817, Captain Matthew Hervey returns to an England on the verge of revolution over the need for reform and marries Lady Henrietta Lindsay, but his newfound happiness is threatened by the dark secrets and hatred of his commanding officer
On his majesty's service by Allan Mallinson( Book )
13 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 497 libraries worldwide
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
Honorable company : a novel of India before the raj by Allan Mallinson( Book )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 457 libraries worldwide
After Captain Matthew Hervey postpones his marriage for a mission in India, "he discovers that war in India is waged as often with money and spies as with the clear-cut tactics of the battlefield ... and Matthew, torn between his honor and his destiny, is drawn deeper into the court's serpentine coils than he ever dreamed."--Jacket
The making of the British Army by Allan Mallinson( Book )
15 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 265 libraries worldwide
"From the 'New Model Army' of Cromwell's vision ... shows us the people and events that have shaped the army we know today ... This is the story of hard-won military experience"--Jacket
Words of command by Allan Mallinson( Book )
10 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 264 libraries worldwide
"January 1830, and one of the hardest winters in memory. The prime minister, the Iron Duke, is resisting growing calls for parliamentary reform, provoking scenes of violent unrest in the countryside. Against this backdrop, Lieutenant-Colonel Matthew Hervey takes command of his regiment, the 6th Light Dragoons. His fears that things might be a little dull are dispelled by the everyday business of vexatious officers, difficult choices over which NCOs to promote and the incendiarists on the doorstep of the King himself. But it's when the Sixth are sent to Brussels for the 15th anniversary of the battle of Waterloo that the excitement really starts." -- Publisher's description
Warrior by Allan Mallinson( Book )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 244 libraries worldwide
"The Eastern Frontier, Cape Colony, 1828. Xhosa tribesmen are making incursions across the border, threatening the stability of the eastern frontier. When Matthew Hervey is recalled to South Africa, he and his troop of mounted rifles come into conflict with Shaka, legendary warrior-king of the Zulu. It is an unfamiliar and deadly world."--The publisher
The Nizam's daughters by Allan Mallinson( file )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 217 libraries worldwide
Fresh from Waterloo, Matthew Hervey, aide-de-camp to the Duke of Wellington, leaves the scene of his triumph to travel to India. Chintal is his destination, and his mission is to glean intelligence for the Duke, who expects to become Governor-General of India
The Nizam's daughters by Allan Mallinson( Book )
15 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 213 libraries worldwide
Matthew Hervey, newly appointed aide-de-camp to the Duke of Wellington, is sent on a secret mission to India. With the embers of war cooling to a precarious peace across Europe, Hervey must leave behind his love, Henrietta, to travel to a foreign land which will test his mettle to the very limits
Rumours of war by Allan Mallinson( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 211 libraries worldwide
1826: Napoleon Bonaparte is dead, the Congress of Vienna's work is done, and there is peace in Europe. However, in Portugal there is the scent of civil war in the air following the death of King John VI. Newly returned from India, Matthew Hervey joins a party of officers sent to make an assessment and lend support to the Portuguese queen. His place on the expedition is secured with the help and influence of his new friend, Lady Katherine Greville. But the Peninsula is a place redolent with memories
A call to arms by Allan Mallinson( Book )
13 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 209 libraries worldwide
1819 sees Hervey in Rome with his sister Elizabeth where a chance meeting with Percy Bysshe Shelley leads him to rethink his future. Soon he is en route for Hounslow via Whitehall where he hurriedly purchases a new commission and is refitted for the uniform of the 6th Light Dragoons
Too Important for the Generals : Losing and Winning the First World War by Allan Mallinson( Book )
7 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 188 libraries worldwide
One of the great questions in the ongoing discussions and debate about the First World War is why did winning take so long and exact so appalling a human cost? After all this was a fight that, we were told, would be over by Christmas. Now, Allan Mallinson, former professional soldier and author, provides answers that are disturbing as well as controversial, and have a contemporary resonance. He disputes the growing consensus among historians that British generals were not to blame for the losses and setbacks in the 'war to end all wars' - that, given the magnitude of their task, they did as well as anyone could have
Company of spears by Allan Mallinson( Book )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 145 libraries worldwide
Company of Spears finds Hervey on his way to South Africa where he is preparing to form a new body of cavalry, the Cape Mounted Rifles
Light Dragoons : the making of a regiment by Allan Mallinson( Book )
18 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 81 libraries worldwide
Although only formed in December 1992, The Light Dragoons look back to a history that began in the days of the first Jacobite rebellion. In 1922 a reduction in the Army's strength saw the amalgamation of four regiments of Hussars into the 13th/18th Hussars and the 15th/19th Hussars. Now they too have been amalgamated, with a name that reverts to the titles of the four original regiments in the eighteenth century. Allan Mallinson, the novelist and a former commanding officer of the 13th/18th Hussars, not only follows with admirable clarity and dexterity the fortunes of The Light Dragoons' prede
An act of courage by Allan Mallinson( Book )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
While Hervey - taken captive in the final pages of The Sabre's Edge - plans his escape from the Spanish, his memories turn to 1812, when as a young cornet he was part of Wellington's victorious army as it pushed its way north through Spain towards the Pyrenees. But first, the British had to storm the fortress where he is imprisoned now: Badajos - a fortress of huge strategic importance - where French resistance was at its most fierce and most bloody
The sabre's edge by Allan Mallinson( Book )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Rumours of war by Allan Mallinson( Book )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Man Of War : (Matthew Hervey 9) by Allan Mallinson( file )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Allan Mallinson British writer
Allan Mallinson escritor británico
Languages
English (153)
Spanish (9)
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