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Flag Captain, The by Alexander Kent - 1st  American Ed - 1971 - from E M Stern and Biblio.com

Flag Captain, The

by Alexander Kent

Condition: Fine/Near Very Good


Contents appear as new, unread, unopened & unblemished in Fine dark blue cloth covered boards. DJ displays minor surface/edge/wear, as shown.

The fourth volume in the Bolitho series and one which has become rather difficult to locate in collectable condition … "Coming home after eighteen months of continuous service against the French … Coming home - to mutiny. Mutiny at Spithead, at the Nore, at Falmouth … The most dreaded and infectious of the disasters that can befall the armed forces of a nation at war had crippled the Royal Navy." …

Masterful storytelling continues in the C.S. Forester tradition. In the spring of 1797 Captain Richard Bolitho of the British Royal Navy brings his 100-gun ship home to Falmouth. Plans by the French for a cross-channel invasion have been thwarted, but now they are threatening Africa and Egypt. Bolitho's Euryalus is going to be the flagship of a hastily formed squadron heading to the Mediterranean for a year. He must deal with an unyielding admiral who was involved in the recent mutiny at Spithead, and there are rumors that another even greater uprising looms ahead.

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Douglas Reeman (Alexander Kent) did convoy duty in the Atlantic, the Arctic and the North Sea. He has written over thirty novels under his own name and more than twenty bestselling historical novels featuring Richard Bolitho under the pseudonym Alexander Kent.


  • Bookseller: E M Stern US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: #2340-30719
  • Title: Flag Captain, The
  • Author: Alexander Kent
  • Book condition: Used - Fine
  • Jacket condition: Near Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: 1st American Ed
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons
  • Place: New York, NY
  • Date published: 1971
  • Keywords: English seafaring
  • Size: 384 Pages


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