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Allan Mallinson

The Tigress of Mysore

Transworld Digital

Date de publication : 2020-08-06



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'Matthew Hervey is as splendid a hero as ever sprang from an author's pen' The Times

Following the 6th Light Dragoons' successful campaign in the state of Coorg and the deposition of its deranged Rajah, Lieutenant-Colonel Matthew Hervey is looking forward to a few months' respite for his regiment, for himself and his family. Indeed, with his reputation restored, he's rarely felt so content. Alas, such tranquillity is not to last.

India's governor-general believes Hervey is just the man to lead a force against the Thuggee and Dacoity gangs whose increasingly vicious attacks threaten not only the stability of a number of friendly princely states but also, of course, the East India Company's interests in the sub-continent.

And so Hervey reluctantly leads the Sixth into the field once more. It's a mission that will prove infinitely more complex, brutal and bloody than anyone predicted. For Hervey has taken the first steps on the path towards the conflagration history calls the Indian Mutiny . . .

'Mallinson's series of early 19th-century military adventures are even better than Patrick O'Brian's naval equivalent . . . Faithful period detail. Rattling pace. Loveable characters' A. N. Wilson

'Thrilling . . . richly engaging, old-fashioned storytelling' Daily Mail
Pages
368
Collection
n.c
Parution
2020-08-06
Marque
Transworld Digital
EAN papier
9781787632950
EAN EPUB
9781473574304

Informations sur l'ebook
Nombre pages copiables
36
Nombre pages imprimables
36
Taille du fichier
4209 Ko
Prix
14,99 €

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