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  • Published: 1 March 2007
  • ISBN: 9780099497776
  • Imprint: Arrow
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 416
  • RRP: $19.99
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Man Of War

A Richard Bolitho Adventure




Another thrilling Bolitho adventure!

Antigua 1817
Every harbour and estuary is filled with ghostly ships, the famous and the legendary now redundant in the aftermath of the war. In this uneasy peace, Adam Bolitho is fortunate to be offered the seventy-four gun Athena, and as flag captain to Vice-Admiral Sir Graham Bethune once more follows his destiny to the Caribbean.
But in these haunted waters where Richard Bolitho and his 'band of brothers' once fought a familiar enemy, the quarry is now a renegade foe who flies no colours and offers no quarter, and whose traffic in human life is sanctioned by flawed treaties and men of influence. And here, and when Athena's guns speak, a day of terrible retribution will dawn for the innocent and the damned.

  • Pub date: 1 March 2007
  • ISBN: 9780099497776
  • Imprint: Arrow
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 416
  • RRP: $19.99

About the Author

Alexander Kent

Alexander Kent is the author of twenty-eight acclaimed books featuring Richard Bolitho. Under his own name, Douglas Reeman, and in the course of a career spanning forty-five years, he has written over thirty novels and two non-fiction books.

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Praise for Man Of War

“One of our foremost writers of naval fiction”

Sunday Times

“Shipwreck, survival... a spirited battle... a splendid yarn”

Times


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