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by C. Northcote Parkinson

Author: C. Northcote Parkinson
Subcategory: Genre Fiction
Language: English
Publisher: McBooks Press (February 1, 2003)
Pages: 272 pages
Category: Fiction and Literature
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Parkinson wrote many books on British history and economics, and his Richard Delancey novels have drawn favorable . touch and Go" keeps you captivated by putting you inside the head of Captain Richard Dalancy. His doubts, his exhilarations, become yours

Parkinson wrote many books on British history and economics, and his Richard Delancey novels have drawn favorable comparisons to Forester and the Hornblower stories. Parkinson’s first fictional effort, a "biography" of Hornblower, has enjoyed considerable acclaim. C. Northcote Parkinson died in Canterbury, England in 1993. His doubts, his exhilarations, become yours. The book takes you through all of Dalancy's decisions, the how and why.

Parkinson, C. Northcote (Cyril Northcote), 1909-. Touch and go, by C. Northcote Parkinson. p. cm. - (The Richard Delancey novels; no. 4). ISBN 1-59013-025-1 (alk. paper). 1. Delancey, Richard (Fictitious character)-Fiction. 2. Great Britain-History, Naval-19th century-Fiction. 3. Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815-Fiction.

Cyril Northcote Parkinson was a naval historian and author of some sixty books

Cyril Northcote Parkinson was a naval historian and author of some sixty books. He was educated at Cambridge, and went on to teach in Malaya, and in the United States at Harvard and in Illinois. He was an important scholar in the field of public administration. His most famous work is Parkinson’s Law, or The Pursuit of Progress. Other books in the series. Richard Delancey (6 books). Books by C. Northcote Parkinson

Cyril Northcote Parkinson (30 July 1909 – 9 March 1993) was a British naval historian and author of some 60 books, the most famous of which was his best-seller Parkinson's Law (1957). Northcote. Richard Delancey, inadvertently embroiled in Liverpool labor riots, sidesteps punishment by volunteering for the Navy. Ranked as a midshipman, he is no sooner aboard than his ship sails for the port of New York. But when the events of the American Revolution and the ongoing hostilities between England and France send him back across the sea, Delancey finds himself instrumental in defending the Isle of Jersey and, later, the Rock of Gibraltar.

Richard Delancey is soon called into action once more, as Britain prepares for the threat of a new French assault. Disturbing rumors are circulating about Napoleon‘s new weapons of war: vessels driven by steam-engines, new explosive devices, and, most troubling of all, a French secret weapon named Nautilus, which can travel underwater and attach explosive devices below the waterline.

Touch and Go. 292 printed pages. Overcoming problems with his crew, Delancey quickly proves his mettle during the siege of Valletta and during the battle at Cadiz.

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Richard Delancey Novels. By (author) C. Free delivery worldwide. Parkinson wrote many books on British politics and economics. His first fictional effort, a "biography" of Horatio Hornblower, met with considerable acclaim and led to the Delancey series. Northcote Parkinson died in 1993. AND A DAMNED good riddance! exclaimed Rear-Admiral Fothergill. He was tall, grey, elderly and spectacled, a man now chained to his desk who would never go to sea again. He was tall, grey, elderly and spectacled, a man now chained to his desk who would never go to sea again Hoskins, his flag-lieutenant, who was red-faced, portly and short of breath. He frowned now, his blue eyes protuberant and plainly puzzled. I mean, Simpson quitting the Merlin. I could never stand the fellow. Always asking for shore leave, always sick, the sloop always under repair. His marriage was rather recent, si. .

With his Royal Navy commission in hand, Richard Delancey is posted to Gibraltar to command the sloop Merlin for convoy protection in the Mediterranean. Overcoming problems with his crew, Delancey quickly proves his mettle during the siege of Valletta and during the battle at Cadiz.