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Close Run Thing A Novel of Wellington's Army of 1815

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ISBN-10: 0553380435

ISBN-13: 9780553380439

Edition: N/A

Authors: Allan Mallinson

List price: $19.00
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In the tradition of Patrick O'Brian's beloved historical military adventures comes the first in a dashing new series featuring Cornet Matthew Hervey, a young cavalry officer in Wellington's army of 1815. Bringing alive the Napoleonic era and the armies whose blood stained the soil of turbulent nations, here is the story of one man whose valor and vision bring him honor, betrayal, and a challenge beyond his imagining. For two decades, since the French Revolution, Britain and her allies have fought a seemingly endless war to loosen Bonaparte's stranglehold on Europe. And Englishmen such as Matthew Hervey, led by the "Iron Duke" of Wellington, have left the green pastures of home to follow…    
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Book details

List price: $19.00
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 8/1/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Allan Mallinson is a brigadier general in the British army and is currently military attache in Rome.