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 Portugese regent. But Peninsula is a place redolent with memories. The French had forced British army into retreat until, under leadership of Sir John Moore, they made a defiant stand at Corunna. As he prepares for battle, Hervey finds himself confronting ghosts from his past.

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Portugal 1826 - Newly returned from India, Matthew Hervey joins a party of officers sent to lend support to the Portugese 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 ..."Captain Matthew Hervey is as splendid a hero as ever sprang from an author's pen." - "The Times".

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SKU GOR000821723
Title Rumours of War
Author By (author) Allan Mallinson
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Transworld Publishers Ltd
Year Published 2005
Number of Pages 560
ISBN 10 0553813528
ISBN 13 9780553813524
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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Portugal 1826 - Newly returned from India, Matthew Hervey joins a party of officers sent to lend support to the Portugese 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 ..."Captain Matthew Hervey is as splendid a hero as ever sprang from an author's pen." - "The Times".
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR000821723
Title Rumours of War
Author By (author) Allan Mallinson
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Transworld Publishers Ltd
Year Published 2005
Number of Pages 560
ISBN 10 0553813528
ISBN 13 9780553813524
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No