The exciting sequel to the previous Bolitho adventure — The Only Victor — it is March 1808 as Napoleon holds Portugal and threatens his old ally Spain. Vice-Admiral Sir Richard Bolitho is dispatched once more to the Cape of Good Hope to establish a permanent naval force there.
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Douglas Reeman (Alexander Kent) did convoy duty in the Atlantic, the Arctic and the North Sea. He has written over thirty novels under his own name and more than twenty bestselling historical novels featuring Richard Bolitho under the pseudonym Alexander Kent.From AudioFile:
Part of a series of early nineteenth-century English naval war stories, this novel traces the feats of the glorious Vice Admiral Sir Richard Bolitho during the Napoleonic Wars. Jayston expertly handles the varying accents of the characters, from the upper crust to the victims of the press gangs. As spoken by Jayston, the commands of the officers, wise comments of the older soldiers, and frightened outbursts of the young boys and landlubbers take the listener right aboard ship. Also noteworthy is Jayston's narration of the mighty power of storms at sea, cannon fire and other naval attractions. A must for naval war buffs. J.D.N. (c)AudioFile, Portland, Maine
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Book Description Arrow, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0099484447