WorldOfBooks
Free Delivery In Australia
The Valley of Death: Sergeant Jack Crossman and the Battle of Balaclava by Garry Douglas

The Valley of Death: Sergeant Jack Crossman and the Battle of Balaclava
by Garry Douglas

Sergeant Jack Crossman of the 88th, seriously wounded on one of his near-suicide missions to the besieged city of Sebastopol, takes part in the "thin red line" and witnesses the charge of the Light Brigade, as well as the more successful charge of the Heavy Brigade, in the Battle of Balaclava.
Only 1 left

Add to Wishlist

The Valley of Death: Sergeant Jack Crossman and the Battle of Balaclava Summary


In the spirit of Sharpe comes another adventure of Sergeant Jack Crossman and the Crimean War. Rousing stories of battle adventures and the horrors of campaign life are related with meticulous historical detail. Sergeant Jack Crossman of the 88th, the Connaught Rangers, nicknamed 'Fancy Jack' by the troops for his aristocratic birth yet choosing to join the ranks instead of buying a commission, is now established, with his gang of motley troublemakers from the regiment, as one of the British Army's secret weapons in the Crimean War. Seriously wounded on one of his near-suicide missions to the besieged city of Sebastopol, Crossman is there to take part in the famous 'thin red line' and witnesses the tragic charge of the Light Brigade, as well as the valiant, and more successful, charge of the Heavy Brigade, in the Battle of Balaclava, one of the most famous battles of the Crimean War. Garry Douglas relates the terror, thrill and horror of 'black powder battle' in this rousing follow-up to The Devil's Own, Sergeant Jack Crossman's first adventure.

Why buy from World of Books

Our excellent value books literally don't cost the earth
Free delivery in Australia Read more here
Every used book bought is one saved from landfill

Additional information

Sku
GOR003100738
Title
The Valley of Death: Sergeant Jack Crossman and the Battle of Balaclava
Author
Condition
Good
Binding type
Paperback
Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers
Year published
Number of pages
288
ISBN 10
0006498922
ISBN 13
9780006498926
Prizes
N/A
Cover note
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note
The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine.