A Close Run Thing

A Novel of Wellington's Army of 1815
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Author(s): Allan Mallinson
Series: Matthew Hervey Series No: 1
Imprint: Clipper Audio
CD - unabridged
Audio (12 discs)
Product Number: C1350
Released: Jan 18, 2001
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781841971988
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Description

Brigadier Allan Mallinson is a cavalry officer who has served all over the world and within the Ministry of Defence. This is his first work of fiction. It's 1814, and Napoleon is hard-pressed to defend France from a combination of Russia, Prussia, Austria, and Britain. Nor is he the only one in a quandary. Matthew Hervey, a young British cornet, is in a rather unusual situation. As far as he knows, it's highly irregular to be arrested on a battlefield after a successful action. Still, it's hardly the first time politics has interrupted war, and as Hervey's career progresses, he increasingly balances both, sometimes more successfully than others!

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