Band Of Brothers

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Random House, Apr 5, 2009 - Fiction - 144 pages
2 Reviews
In this, the long awaited conclusion of Alexander Kent's midshipman trilogy, the new year of 1774 seems to offer Richard Bolitho and his friend Martyn Dancer the culmination of a dream. Both have been recommended for promotion, although they have not yet gained the coveted lieutenant's commission. But a routine passage from Plymouth to Guernsey in an untried schooner becomes, for Bolitho, a passage from midshipman to King's officer, tempering the promise of the future with the bitter price of maturity.

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User Review  - fiverivers - LibraryThing

In this collection it was Band of Brothers I had not previously read. As always with Kent's Bolitho series, impeccable historical research and attention to detail. Character point of view tends to wander a bit, but not so that it's distracting. Great naval, Georgian/Regency Era escapism. Read full review

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User Review  - wmorton38 - LibraryThing

I have a problem with this book. The problem is not really the story itself which is an entertaining but minor tale of Bolitho as a midshipman facing the challenges of examination, smugglers and ... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

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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