He was trying to place the dialect. London, or further east.
Alexander Kent Sloop Of War (Bolitho – 6) It seems to be law inflexible and inexorable that he who will not risk cannot win? John Paul Jones1. The Most Coveted Gift In a little more than a hundred yards' walk from the busy foreshore to the elegant white building at the top of the coast road, but within a minute of leaving the launch Richard Bolitho was damp with sweat. He was trying to place the dialect. Reading the ship's books and correspondence had not even told him the half of it. He felt vaguely angry that his first lieutenant was still not present.
Sloop Of War. (Bolitho – 6). It seems to be law inflexible and inexorable. So instead of one prize Bolitho entered harbour with a pair. With the war going badly on land, and affairs at sea so confused as to be equally disheartening, his arrival under the guns of the harbour's battery was like a tonic. Handshakes from a rear-admiral, smiling greetings from senior captains, Bolitho had been staggered by the welcome? With the prizes handed over to the dockyard he had been found accommodation in an old hulk called Octavia.
Sloop Of War was awash in the nautical action and battle sequences that making reading Alexander Kent’s Bolitho Series so much fun. The excitement never flags in the novel which describes Bolitho’s first command (of a sloop) during the American Revolution off the Eastern coast of the United States. Kent does a good job at developing Bolitho’s character as he gains experience commanding his commission. As always, Kent does a splendid job at describing life aboard an age-of-sail naval vessel.
KENT ALEXANDER - скачать бесплатно все книги автора. After eight years of war between Britain and France there is at last a rumour of peace. But the old enemies are well aware that any settlement will be only a breathing space in which to recover from their terrible losses
KENT ALEXANDER - скачать бесплатно все книги автора. But the old enemies are well aware that any settlement will be only a breathing space in which to recover from their terrible losses. To obtain the best terms the French muster a show of strength from Biscay to the Channel ports.
The year is 1778, the ship is the 18-gun HMS Sparrow, England’s finest sloop of war, and the Captain is Richard Bolitho, sailing his command into the fury of battle. Annotation. Author: Alexander Kent. The year is 1778, the ship is the 18-gun HMS Sparrow, England’s finest sloop of war, and the Captain is Richard Bolitho, sailing his command into the fury of battle. The American Revolution has turned the Atlantic coast into a refuge for privateers and marauding French warships, and it is up to young Bolitho to fight the colonial rebels, to stave off the treachery of a beautiful woman, and to overcome the dangerous incompetence of a senior officer before it is too late.
Alexander Kent as per usual sets a cracking pace in this story as he does in each of his books.
It woulX be good to get away again nch shipping at Newport p. .
It woulX be good to get away again nch shipping at Newport proved to be more difficulU than Bolitho had expected. The passage from Sanda Hook to the eastern extremes of Long Island showeX nothing but promise for a quick completion and a[ equally swift return.
Alexander Kent is a pseudonym for Douglas Reeman. He was born in 1924 in Thames Ditton, Surrey, England. At the the beginning of World War II, he joined the Royal Navy age of 16. His naval experiences have been major influences on his works
Alexander Kent is a pseudonym for Douglas Reeman. His naval experiences have been major influences on his works. Reeman is regarded as the master of sea stories. In 1958, his first novel, A Prayer for the Ship was published. Under the pseudonym, Alexander Kent, he wrote over 20 novels including the best-selling Richard Bolitho novels. Under his real name, he has written over 30 novels including the Royal Marines Saga
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