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This tale of the Peninsular campaigns of the Napoleonic Wars offers unforgettable adventure. In the lead is young ensign Keith Graham, trying desperately to elude capture and certain death. At his side is Gwyneth, beautiful, smart, experienced—a woman of the world.
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Overview


This tale of the Peninsular campaigns of the Napoleonic Wars offers unforgettable adventure. In the lead is young ensign Keith Graham, trying desperately to elude capture and certain death. At his side is Gwyneth, beautiful, smart, experienced—a woman of the world.
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"A tough and convincing story. . . . [Delderfield] marches his tattered troopers through hardship and hellfire, across a wild and ravaged landscape, sparing us any fairytales about the joys of battle en route."  —The New York Times Book Review

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780935526967
  • Publisher: McBooks Press
  • Publication date: 4/28/2001
  • Series: Military Fiction Classics Series
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author


R. F. Delderfield, a respected author, playwright, screenwriter, and newspaperman, was born in Greenwich, England in 1912 and became a full-time author after a stint as a small-town reporter and an RAF hitch in World War II. According to The New York Times Book Review, Delderfield wrote "with vigor, unceasing narrative drive, and a high degree of craftsmanship," and he described himself as "a compulsive teller of tales, a real chronic case." Delderfield died in 1972.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 19, 2009

    A Good Read!

    A group of British soldiers from varying backgrounds are caught behind enemy lines during the Napoleonic Wars. During their struggles to rejoin the British army they encounter a camp follower who is a seasoned campaigner. One does not have to be a fan of military fiction to enjoy this novel that is more about character than derring-do.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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