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Victory: Thomas Kydd 11 (English Edition) Paints a vivid picture of life aboard the mighty ship of the line Daily ExpressCommander Thomas Kydd is eager to play his part in thwarting Bonapartes plans for the invasion of England Joining Admiral Nelsons command, Kydd and his ship soon find themselves at the heart of the action that leads up to the greatest sea battle in history Trafalgar Kydds journey takes him from false sightings of the enemy and dramatic chases across the Atlantic, to the bloody annihilation of the enemy during the actual battle, and the heroic aftermath What readers are saying about VICTORYMore of the same, pleasestarsThe best Stockwin yetstarsA great read I salute a terrific story teller of that bygone agestarsA masterly retelling of a real heros tragic demise and a thoroughly enjoyable novelstarsA marvelous bookstars

7 thoughts on “Victory: Thomas Kydd 11 (English Edition)

  1. Anton Huber Anton Huber says:

    Julian Stockwin hat sich viel vorgenommen mit seinem elften Kydd Roman und war damit auch Erfolgreich Die meisten seiner B cher sind kleine Geschichtslektionen, da er es versteht, die fiktive Handlung seiner Romane in die tats chlichen Ereignisse der napoleonischen Zeit einzubinden Nachdem es aber in den letzten Romanen eher Randnotizen der Geschichte waren wie die ersten vers

  2. Terry A Terry A says:

    A well woven adventure into the historic moments leading up to and including the epic battle in our countries struggle to deny Napoleon his prize Thoughtful and concluding with an emotional realisation of the events I would just like to say as a veteran of the falklands conflict and a former Marine Engineering Mechanic you have surpassed yourself again Sir, thank you.

  3. Stephen Phillips Stephen Phillips says:

    The hero Thomas Kydd is involved in Nelson s great victory The novel brilliantly evokes the dangers and fear of invasion around that time My understanding of what Nelson meant to the Georgians has really deepened thanks to this book.

  4. Thomas J. Anderson Thomas J. Anderson says:

    This has been the best episode in the Thomas Kydd series so far Julian Stockwin s use of Midshipman Bowden as a conduit for the tale of Trafalgar was inspired There was no way that Thomas could be in the thick of the action as a Frigate captain so we had two views of the battle, one from the deck of Victory and one from the periphery.I am particularly pleased with the way Renzzi

  5. Mr. R. T. GILES Mr. R. T. GILES says:

    This book took some time for me to get into However, as with most literature that eventually gets a hold on you, Stockwin s hero and the manner in which he weaves the story to culminate with an excellent description of the battle of Trafalgar is superlative I am a devotee of Napoleonic naval warfare and an historian who has studied some of the greatest works on Trafalgar and I hav

  6. Mrs. Alison Standring Mrs. Alison Standring says:

    This further episode in the life and career of Thomas Kydd takes you back in time completely The smell of the ocean, the heave of the deck, slapping of the sails and smell of the tar come out of the pages The continuation of a story by a masterfull author pity he cannot write faster The torment of waiting for a further volume gets worse as one becomes utterly immersed in the charac

  7. Kindle Customer Kindle Customer says:

    Another really good book in the series, highly recommended reading.

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