Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: April 29th 2003
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Adult Fiction
, Historical Fiction
, 19th Century
, Historical Mystery
A standalone novel from Bernard Cromwell for a change. Set after Waterloo, a Captain comes back to England to find his fortunes changed, his family name in disrepute and their fortunes vastly depleted.While slumming it in a cheap tavern/inn he is recommended as an investigator into a possible miscar...
Somewhat out of Cornwell's usual style, this doesn't contain a single battle - but it does contain a military man or two. Set some time in the late 1810s, after the battle of Waterloo, Captain Ryder Sandman is trying to earn sufficient money to keep his mother and sister after his father shot himsel...
This is likely my favorite book that I've read by Bernard Cornwell.Although he always writes well-researched historical novels, many ofthem are just a little bit too masculine and military-focused for mytaste. With this historical mystery set in 19th century London, heachieves a more balanced milieu...
Well written adventure from the author of the Sharpe novels. I have a huge weakness for down-at-the-heels gentlemen, especially when they are too smart for their own good.
I managed to get through a Cornwell novel? Colour me surprised.