|Midshipman Bolitho (1990) [Omnibus Volume]|
by Alexander Kent
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Action under sail from the master storyteller of the sea.
Richard Bolitho - Midshipman
October 1772, Portsmouth
And sixteen-year-old Richard Bolitho waits to join the Gorgon ordered to sail to the west coast of Africa and to destroy those who challenge the King's Navy. For Bolitho, and for many of the crew, it is a severe and testing initiation into the game of seamanship.
Midshipman Bolitho and the "Avenger"
December 1773, Falmouth
The young Bolitho looks forward to a family Christmas in Cornwall while the Gorgon is refitted. But Cornwall is the treacherous stamping ground of smugglers and wreckers. After the murder of a revenue officer, Bolitho is swept aboard his brother's cutter Avenger on a dangerous mission of hide and seek.
Original title: Midshipman Bolitho
Genre: Fiction→ Adventure→ Military and Naval Adventure
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