Good storyline good characters uite enjoyable I simply devoured this book After reading the earlier two volumes I couldn t wait to read this book Each turn
OF THE PAGE CAPTURED MY IMAGINATIONthe page captured my imagination compelled me to read another chapter Before I knew it the book was finished Alexander Kent has made me a fan of Richard Bolitho Well done My favorite of the Bolitho books so far reading them in chronological order He now has his own ship a fast sloop of war and has a series of adventures that take place during the American Revolution From picket duty to spy missions to saving soldiers being hunted by the enemy a nice series of adventures is told If you enjoy books about the British navy set during the Revolution then this is the one for you Richard Bolitho the main character makes great strides in his climb up the naval adder through his ability and audacity to command his own ship the sloop Sparrow There is a ove interest
but to no avail Looking forward to the next book in theto no avail Looking forward to the next book in the I have read a couple of books in this series out of order over the years so I figured I would read this as its the earliest in the series I could get my hands on This is the first novel where Richard Bolitho is a captain of his own vessel a Commander of the sloop SparrowHe s part first novel where Richard Bolitho is a captain of his own vessel a Commander of the sloop SparrowHe s part the English Naval forces off the Americas dealing with the American revolution and trying to handle the French Navy as well as privateers from the USA He becomes entangled with some politics and finds friends on both sides of the conflictOverall there are some great scenes and events The characterization of various side characters is well done and they have interesting varied and complex motivations Kent does a good job of keepin Very good navalAge of Fighting Sail novel This is my Alexander Kent is the pseudonym of Douglas Reeman a contemporary British writer Reeman joined the British Navy at 16 and served on destroyers and small crafts during World War II eventually rising to ieutenant. .
Bolitho novel and I ike this character even after the second book Fun stuff Like anovel and I Rozvaliny Gorlanu (Hraničářův učeň, like this character even after the second book Fun stuff Like a black finger the sloopsong jib boom swept out and over his head and for a few moments he stared up at the figurehead below the bowsprit A man size sparrow beak wide in fury and wings spread as if to fight its curved claws firmly gripping a gilded cluster of oak Bikini leaves and acorns Bolitho watched until the boat had moved around and under the starboard cathead He had never thought a mere sparrow could be depicted as being so warlikeIt s 1778 and Richard Bolitho has just been given his first command as captain of the sloop Sparrow The American Revolutionary War is in full swing and their French allies are eager to antagonize the Royal Navy Bolitho revels in his fast well armed ship hunting privateers and the French while patrolling the Atlantic coast But he must contend with Tyrell a firstieutenant who is an American Facilitation Made Easy loyalist and a senior officer consumed with gaining personal power and glory no matter whom he must put in harm s way Amidst the cannonfire and bloodshed Bolitho also manages to develop a relationship with an aristocraticady that may be than she seems Kent addresses past events previous to the book creating a arger world beyond the book and allowing readers to get a better idea of Bolitho s character and attitude towards his crew and allowing readers to get a better idea of Bolitho s character and attitude towards his crew of War also reads perfectly well as a stand alone novel As always Kent s description and character developement are top notch We not only get to experience Bolitho as a eader we also see the world from first Dirty Dealing lieutenant Tyrell s eyes While his fellow countrymen are fighting King George Tyrell has remainedoyal to the crown making him despised by one side and mistrusted by the other Caught in the Arnhem 1944 lon. Heater worked as a London detective and has served as a script advisor for television and film He travels extensively scouting ocations for his booksDrawing on his extensive experience and research Alexander. ,
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Ely in between as an officer of his majesty all he can do is follow orders and try not to get killedOne part I took guity pleasure in involved Kent speaking well of some Canadian scouts brought along to aid Bolitho I couldn t help but grin when Foley says Good men If I had a regiment of them I could retake half of AmericaThis book is action packed fast paced filled with battles on both Finding Reason land and sea and is a great addition to the Bolitho series This is a great place to start for those interested in historical naval fiction This was another addition to a good series set in the Age of Sail Bolitho has been given command of the Sparrow a sloop of war To say it is an adventure story isike calling War and Peace a war story In this book Bolitho is now in total command of a ship and its crew and that means he has to make the decisions by himself So it is a
story of a man growing into a good officer and eaderof a man growing into a good officer and eader men I will save final judgment on this series until I have read all the books but for now I will say that so far so good adventures await Bolitho now commanding a ship in a very dangerous ocean whatever situation is thrust upon his ship and crew he is the One That Makes Life that makes The Pleasure-Dome life death decisions in a story full of danger and drama Bolitho throughout the book developes into a very capableeader the backdrop of the book is how Bolitho character grows up A very enjoyable book in a 1,000 Gluten-Free Recipes larger series a sort of Hornblower Black sails era book very readable the story flows at a good pace throughout the book enough to keep the readers concentration right until the end No editorial errors nice book cover A solid good read for people that enjoy this period in history Bolitho finally gets a ship of his ownIike this series There are no vampires in it. Kent writes with engaging authenticity His best selling Richard Bolitho Novels numbering 23 volumes have achieved world wide sales of over 20 million copies and have been translated into nearly two dozen anguag. ,