Passage to Mutiny

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McBooks Press, Apr 1, 1999 - Fiction - 352 pages
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October 1789, and war clouds thunder over Europe when Richard Bolitho steers the Tempest into the perilous waters of the Great South Sea. To protect vulnerable English shipping lanes from her seagoing enemies, he must face the hazards of fickle winds, pirates, and savage islanders.
 

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OCTOBER 1789, NEW SOUTH WALES. Into Sydney, capital of Britain's infant colony, sails the frigate Tempest. She is one of His Majesty's ships employed in policing the new southern trade routes. Her ... Read full review

Passage to mutiny

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These are the four most recent titles in Kent's ongoing adventures of 18th-century fighting British sailor Richard Bolitho. Good fun for fans of nautical fiction. Read full review

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Contents

I
7
II
31
III
48
IV
68
V
83
VI
105
VII
125
VIII
143
XI
201
XII
215
XIII
233
XIV
252
XV
273
XVI
293
XVII
310
XVIII
329

IX
161
X
180

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About the author (1999)

Alexander Kent, pen name of Douglas Edward Reeman, joined the British Navy at 16, serving on destroyers and small craft during World War II, and eventually rising to the rank of lieutenant. He has taught navigation to yachtsmen and has served as a script adviser for television and films. His books have been translated into nearly two dozen languages.

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