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Knife Edge By Douglas Reeman

Knife Edge
by Douglas Reeman

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January 1970, and the final chapter in the Blackwood history appears to have closed with the murder in Cyprus of Lieutenant-Colonel Mike Blackwood, and the subsequent sale of the ancestral home.
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Knife Edge Summary


Knife Edge by Douglas Reeman

January 1970, and the final chapter in the Blackwood history appears to have closed with the murder in Cyprus of Lieutenant-Colonel Mike Blackwood, and the subsequent sale of the ancestral home. Disillusioned and grieving for his distinguished father, Lieutenant Ross Blackwood believes there is no future for him in the Corps. The Royal Marines have been reduced in strength, and their role in a modern world, after so splendid a tradition, diminished to policing and paperwork. But Ross remains a Blackwood and a Royal Marine, and the loyalty and dedication of a Blackwood to the Corps sustain him from vicious guerilla warfare in Malaysia through the moral and political minefields of Northern Ireland, where one man's terrorist is another's patriot, to the South Atlantic, and a conflict as bloody as it is unpredictable. And he learns, as every Blackwood has before him, that jungle or moor, insurrection or invasion, mere courage is not enough. Survival and victory balance on the knife edge of destiny.

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Knife Edge Reviews


"'One of our foremost writers of naval fiction' - Sunday Times"
"Masterly storytelling." * The Times *

About Douglas Reeman


Douglas Reeman did convoy duty in the navy in the Atlantic. The Arctic and the North Sea. He has written over thirty novels under his own name and more than twenty five historical novels featuring Richard Bolitho under the pseudonym Alexander Kent.

Additional information

GOR000784650
Knife Edge by Douglas Reeman
Douglas Reeman
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Cornerstone
2006-02-02
336
0099436299
9780099436294
N/A
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