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Rumours Of War By Allan Mallinson

Rumours Of War
by Allan Mallinson

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Matthew Hervey joins a party of officers sent to lend support to the Portuguese regent. But the Peninsula is a place redolent with memories. The French had forced the British army into ignominious retreat until they made a defiant stand at Corunna. As he prepares for battle once more, Hervey finds himself confronting ghosts from his past.
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Rumours Of War by Allan Mallinson

It is Portugal in 1826. Newly returned from India, Matthew Hervey joins a party of officers sent to lend support to the Portuguese regent. But the Peninsula is a place redolent with memories. For, it was here as a seventeen-year-old cornet that Hervey had his first taste of military action. The French had forced the British army into ignominious retreat until, under the leadership of Sir John Moore, they made a defiant stand at Corunna. As he prepares for battle once more, Hervey finds himself confronting ghosts from his past...

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Rumours Of War Reviews


"'Captain Matthew Hervey is as splendid a hero as ever sprang from an author's pen.' The Times"

About Allan Mallinson


Brigadier Allan Mallinson is a serving cavalry officer, and currently the British Military Attach in Rome. Besides the Matthew Hervey series, he is the author of Light Dragoons, a history of four regiments of British Cavalry, one of which he commanded. He is also a regular reviewer for The Times and the Spectator. Allan Mallinson's previous novels featuring Matthew Hervey, A Close Run Thing, The Nizam's Daughters, A Regimental Affair and A Call to Arms are all available in Bantam paperback. The Sabre's Edge was a Top Ten Sunday Times bestseller and is published by Bantam Press.

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GOR001124858
Rumours Of War by Allan Mallinson
Allan Mallinson
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Transworld Publishers Ltd
2004-03-01
416
059304729X
9780593047293
N/A
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