Description - A Close Run Thing by Allan Mallinson
Waterloo, 1815 s the war against Bonaparte rages to its bloody end upon the field of Waterloo, a young officer goes about his duty in the ranks of Wellington s army. He is Cornet Matthew Hervey of the 6th Light Dragoons a soldier, gentleman and man or honour, who suddenly finds himself allotted a hero s role omentous times call for momentous acts- as the Napoleonic Wars escalate, Cornet Hervey faces decisions, both military and romantic, which will change the course of his life, and possibly the outcome of Waterloo... I have never read a more enthralling account of a battle This is the first in a series of Matthew Hervey adventures. The next can t come soon enough for me aily Mail
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(198mm x 127mm x 33mm)
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Author Biography - Allan Mallinson
Allan Mallinson was a serving cavalry officer. He is also the author of Light Dragoons, a history of four regiments of British Cavalry, one of which he commanded, and a regular reviewer for The Times, the Spectator and the Literary Review. His Matthew Hervey novels are Sunday Times bestsellers and are all available in Bantam paperback.