As France recovers from her bloody Revolution, Napoleon is amassing his armies for the Great Invasion. News in England is sketchy and the Navy must prepare to defend the land from foreign attack. Lieutenant Ramage is chosen to travel to France and embark upon the perilous quest of spying on the great Napoleon. His mission is to determine the strength of the French troops - but his discovery will mean the guillotine!
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Dudley Pope was an experienced Naval officer, journalist and historian who has delighted generations of readers with thrilling stories of high adventure at sea. He was widely applauded throughout his life, gaining the reputation of being 'the best of Hornblower's successors'. He is perhaps most loved for his Ramage series which follows the exploits of Lord Nicholas Ramage during the Napoleonic Wars, but he is also highly respected for his scholarly works.Review:
Ramage is a blazing, individual character in his own right.....his latest adventure is one of his best.--Evening News
Ramage is as bucaneeing as ever.--Sunday Express
The first and still favourite rival to Hornblower.--Daily Mirror
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Book Description Fontana, 1977. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110006148239