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With All Despatch #8 Richard Bolitho [used book]

By: Alexander Kent

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Arrow: UK

Edition: 2006

Seller ID: 0099493888

ISBN: 0099493888

Condition: Good


A troubled peace with France means that in the harbours and estuaries around England, the royal fleet has been left to rot. Even a frigate captain as famous as Richard Bolitho is forced to swallow his pride and visit the Admiralty daily to plead for a ship. As the clouds of war begin to rise once more over the Channel, he has no choice but to accept an appointment to the Nore. With his small flotilla of three topsail cutters Bolitho sets out to search the coast for seamen who have fled the harsh discipline of His Majesty's Navy for the more tempting rewards of smuggling. But the 'Brotherhood' ... View more info