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The Fort - Bernard Cornwell
The Fort
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A stand-alone battle book, set this time in the eighteenth-century in the rebellious colony of Massachusetts. This new novel takes place during the very early days of the rebellion, or the War of Independence, before Washington and before the organization of a colonial army. A small British... show more
A stand-alone battle book, set this time in the eighteenth-century in the rebellious colony of Massachusetts. This new novel takes place during the very early days of the rebellion, or the War of Independence, before Washington and before the organization of a colonial army. A small British fleet with a few soldiers on board had sailed in to be met, to their surprise, with an overwhelming strength of local militia. Bernard Cornwell is telling the story of those on both sides of the conflict , based largely on real figures , including of course Paul Revere (famous from a much later poem) and features the issues which appear here and then throughout the whole war.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780007331734 (0007331738)
Publisher: Harper Collins
Pages no: 464
Edition language: English
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Speesh
Speesh rated it
2.5 The Fort - Bernard Cornwell
Try as I might - and I tried - I could not get a fix on this one. I couldn’t see to figure out what he wanted to, or was was trying to do, with the book. In the end - and after reading the historical afterword and the back - it seemed most likely that he just wanted to find out about the incident an...
JasonKoivu
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0.0 The Fort
I tired…HA! I meant to write "I tried…" but I'm going to leave that typo in, because it's suitable. I tried reading The Fort and I tired of it. Unless they're causing me to pull out my pubes or take a potato peeler to my eyeballs, I don't like to give up on books. However, as I neared the halfway po...
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