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Rumours of War

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Rumours of War

Author: Allan Mallinson

Price: £50.00

Published by: Bantam Press

Date Available: 01 March 2004

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Portugal, 1826. Newly returned from India, Matthew Hervey joins a party of officers sent to lend support to the Portugese regent. But the Peninsula is a place redolent with memories. For it was here as a seventeen-year-old cornet that Hervey had his first taste of military action. The French had forced the British army into ignominious retreat until, under the leadership of Sir John Moore, they made a defiant stand at Corunna.

As he prepares for battle once more, Hervey finds himself confronting ghosts from his past …

 

About the Author

Brigadier Allan Mallinson is a serving cavalry officer, and currently the British Military Attaché in Rome. Besides the Matthew Hervey series, he is the author of Light Dragoons, a history of four regiments of British Cavalry, one of which he commanded. He is also a regular reviewer for The Times and the Spectator. Allan Mallinson's previous novels featuring Matthew Hervey, A Close Run Thing, The Nizam's Daughters, A Regimental Affair and A Call to Arms are all available in Bantam paperback. The Sabre's Edge was a Top Ten Sunday Times bestseller and is published by Bantam Press.

Additional Information

Cover Type: Hardback

ISBN: 9780593047293

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