Fb2 The Flag Captain ePub
by Alexander Kent
|Category:||Action and Adventure|
|Publisher:||G.P. Putnam's Sons; later printing edition (1975)|
|Fb2 eBook:||1795 kb|
|ePub eBook:||1792 kb|
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Alexander Kent is the author of twenty-eight acclaimed books featuring Richard Bolitho.
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. The stirring story of the life and times of Richard Bolitho is told in Alexander Kent’s bestselling novels. 1756 Born Falmouth, son of James Bolitho. 1798 Battle of the Nile (Signal – Close Action!) 1800 Promoted Rear-Admiral; Baltic; (The Inshore Squadron).
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Alexander Kent The Flag Captain (Bolitho – 13) The spirits of your fathers Shall start from every wave; For the deck it was their field of fame, And ocean was their grave. Landfall As six bells of the morning watch chimed out from the forecastle belfry, Captain Richard Bolitho walked from beneath the poop and paused momentarily beside the compass. A master’s mate who was standing close to the great double. Читать онлайн The Flag Captain. Bolitho – 13). The spirits of your fathers.
Flag Captain, The has been added to your Cart. Kent’s hero, Richard Bolitho, displays unusual sagacity and bravery in the execution of his duties, while remaining compassionate and generous towards the men and officers who serve him. Kent has a direct, almost blunt style that makes you think at times that the books aren’t superb, just good. But then you realize that the images cast in your mind are as vivid as if you are watching the story on a huge screen. No one, not Forrester or even O’Brian, creates such vivid imagery.
Author: Alexander Kent. As flag captain, Bolitho is made to contend with the unyielding attitudes of his new admiral, as well as the devious requirements of the squadron’s civilian advisor.
The Flag Captain book. Of the better known practitioners of this genre, Alexander Kent is perhaps the most like Forester and his hero Bolitho most like Hornblower
The Flag Captain book. In the spring of 1797 Richard Bolitho brings the 100-gun Euryalus. Of the better known practitioners of this genre, Alexander Kent is perhaps the most like Forester and his hero Bolitho most like Hornblower. Patrick O'Brien has brought in a twist with the espionage in his novels; Dudley Pope has lightened the Ramage novels to the point of triviality. Bolitho is more heroic than Hornblower, yet his strengths to the modern reader are similar.
KENT ALEXANDER - скачать бесплатно все книги автора. In June 1793 Captain Richard Bolitho arrives at Gibraltar to take command of the Hyperion, a seventy-four-gun ship of the line. Promoted Admiral, his choice of flagship and flag captain shock the Admiralty, but Bolitho, poignantly aware of his own vulnerability, surrounds himself only with those men he can trust completely: the faithful Allday, the withdrawn and intelligent Avery, and James Tyacke, who must confront the sternest test of his loyalty with great personal courage.
The Bolitho novels are a series of nautical war novels written by Douglas Reeman (using the pseudonym Alexander Kent). They focus on the military careers of Richard Bolitho and Adam Bolitho in the Royal Navy, from the time of the American Revolution past the Napoleonic Era. Richard Bolitho is a fictional Royal Navy officer who is the main character in a series of novels written by Douglas Reeman (using the pseudonym Alexander Kent)
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April 1797, Falmouth Bay. As France continues her bitter struggle for supremacy on land and sea, the Royal Navy receives a crippling blow at home: the Great Mutiny. Returning home after eighteen-months' service, Flag Captain Richard Bolitho finds himself at the center of the crisis. To read this book, upload an EPUB or FB2 file to Bookmate.
As flag captain, Bolitho is made to contend with the unyielding attitudes of his new admiral, as well as the devious requirements of the squadron's civilian advisor.
It seemed to take an age for his vision to clear, and he felt his mind bunching itself to withstand the terrible pain which must surely come ke iced water, but as he waite.
It seemed to take an age for his vision to clear, and he felt his mind bunching itself to withstand the terrible pain which must surely come ke iced water, but as he waited, dreading the return of torment, he realised he could find no other sensation