Band Of Brothers
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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LibraryThing ReviewUser 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
LibraryThing ReviewUser 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