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By Stockwin, Julian

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'In Stockwin's hands the sea story will continue to entrance readers across the world' - Guardian With Bonaparte held to a stalemate in Europe, the race to empire is now resumed. Britain's ambitions turn to the Spice Islands, the Dutch East Indies, where Admiral Pellew has been s...ent to confront the enemy's vastly rich holdings in these tropical islands. Captain Sir Thomas Kydd joins reinforcements to snatch these for the British Crown. The two colonial masters of India and the East Indies face each other in mortal striving for the region - there can be only one victor to hold all the spoils. The colonial genius, Stamford Raffles, believes Britain should strike at the very centre of Dutch spice production, the Moluccas, rather than the fortresses one by one but is fiercely opposed. Kydd, allying himself to this cause, conspires to lead a tiny force to a triumphant conclusion - however the Dutch, stung by this loss, claim vengeance from the French. A battle for Java and an empire in the East stretches Kydd and Tyger's company to their very limits. ************* Praise for Julian Stockwin's Kydd series 'Paints a vivid picture of life aboard the mighty ship-of-the-line' Daily Express 'This heady adventure blends fact and fiction in rich, authoritative detail' Nautical Magazine 'Fans of fast-paced adventure will get their fill with this book' Historical Naval Society
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ISBN 9781473698680
Released AU 17 Oct 2019
Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
Format Hardback
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Series Thomas Kydd
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ISBN-13 9781473698680
Stock Ready to ship - Less than 10 items
Publisher Hodder & Stoughton
Imprint Hodder & Stoughton
Released 17 Oct 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Stockwin, Julian
Series Thomas Kydd
Category Historical Adventure Fiction
War Fiction
Number of Pages 400
Dimensions Width: 160mm
Height: 236mm
Spine: 36mm
Dewey Code 823.92
Weight 620g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Seafaring life - Fiction - History - 19th century
NBS Text War Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade

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