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The Wicked Trade By Jan Needle

The Wicked Trade
by Jan Needle

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The second in a series of novels offering a picture of British naval life in the 18th century - a dark tale of press gangs, smuggling and murder - a sequel to "A Fine Boy for Killing".
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The Wicked Trade Reviews


From the reviews of A Fine Boy for Killing: 'Jan Needle's tale is following in a great British tradition, but alters it savagely so that it is not the salt spray that remains in the memory but the steady trickling of blood. If you like your Hornblower with more than a lick of the cat, this is for you.' the times 'A painfully authentic portrayal of naval life in the 18th century. A powerful story of lost humanity . . . its violent emotions are shattering.' guardian 'Exciting drama . . . in this enthralling novel the tension builds until mutiny is inevitable and the characters are drawn into a destiny of fear, love, hatred and horrifying tragedy.' yorkshire gazette

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GOR003881474
The Wicked Trade by Jan Needle
Jan Needle
Used - Very Good
Hardback
HarperCollins Publishers
1998-08-03
384
000225719X
9780002257190
N/A
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