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Mammoth Book of Sword and Honour, the (2000) [Anthology]
by John T. Aquino Ambrose Bierce Pamela Brooks Joseph Conrad Stephen Crane Garry Douglas Alexandre Dumas (pere) Clayton Emery Paul Finch George MacDonald Fraser Peter T. Garratt Clotilde Graves Clifford Halifax Tom Holt Richard Howard C.J. Cutcliffe Hyne John Jakes Tim Lebbon L.T. Meade Prosper Mérimée Talbot Mundy Amy Myers Charles Partington Bella Spencer Mark Twain Walter Wood Daphne Wright Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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Series: Mammoth Anthologies

Summary (From the publisher):

This anthology brings together nearly 30 new and classic stories of thrilling military adventure:

Richard Howard presents a new Alain Luisard story set in the Napoleonic Wars.

John Aquino looks at the early military adventuress of Robert E. Lee.

Peter Garratt gives a new insight into the Charge of the Light Brigade.

John Jakes brings alive a moment of doubt in the American Civil War.

Garry Douglas tells a new adventure of Sergeant John Crossman in the Crimean War.

Plus stories from George MacDonald Fraser, Alexandre Dumas, Prosper Mérimée, Stephen Crane, Ambrose Bierce, and many others.

Edited by Mike Ashley and with an Introduction by Bernard Cornwell.

Contents:

  • Introduction by Mike Ashley
  • Foreword by Bernard Cornwell
  • The First Conflict by Richard Howard (extract from "Bonaparte’s Warriors")
  • Spiking the Guns by C.J. Cutcliffe Hyne
  • How the Redoubt was Taken by Prosper Mérimée
  • The Duel by Joseph Conrad
  • Gallant's Gamble by Charles Partington
  • "Every Man a King" by Clayton Emery
  • Zodomirsky’s Duel by Alexandre Dumas
  • High and Mighty by Tim Lebbon
  • Perdita’s War by Daphne Wright (extract from "The Distant Kingdom")
  • The Crossroads at Churubusco by John T. Aquino
  • Damned Ranker by Paul Finch
  • The Calvary Charge by Peter T. Garratt
  • Vengeance by Pamela Brooks
  • The Sharpshooter by Garry Douglas
  • The Fallen Plume by Tom Holt
  • The Man Who Saw by Talbot Mundy
  • Flashman Besieged by George MacDonald Fraser (extract from "Flashman in the Great Game")
  • The Private History of a Campaign That Failed by Mark Twain
  • The Little Regiment by Stephen Crane
  • Mercy at Gettysburg by John Jakes
  • From a Soldier’s Wife by Bella Spencer
  • One of the Missing by Ambrose Bierce
  • The Storming of the Fort by Walter Wood
  • Loved I Not Honour More by Amy Myers
  • For Valour by L. T. Meade & Clifford Halifax
  • Sphinx by Clotilde Graves
  • Appendix: Stories of the Victoria Cross by H. Greenhough Smith

Original title: The Mammoth Book of Sword and Honour
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionAdventureMilitary and Naval Adventure


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Notes:

  • Published in the U.S. as "The Mammoth Book of Sword and Honor."

Edition #1: The Mammoth Book of Sword and Honour

The Mammoth Book of Sword and Honour (2000)
Edition Details:

Language: English


Edited by: Mike Ashley
Introduction by: Bernard Cornwell
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The Mammoth Book of Sword and Honor (July 17, 2000)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Running Press Book Publishers
ISBN: 0786707275
Dimensions: 5.1 x 7.5 x 1.7
Pages: 512

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The Mammoth Book of Sword and Honour (June 29, 2000)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Robinson
ISBN: 184119123X
Dimensions: 5.1 x 7.5 x 1.7 in
Pages: 512

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