1796 - sea battles raging and an attack from the French has left third-lieutenant Ramage the sole officer in charge of his frigate. With orders from Nelson to be obeyed and a daring mission to be completed, young Nicholas Ramage must rise to the challenge. Despite the grave adversity of his situation, Ramage embarks upon an intrepid rescue with quite unforeseen consequences. This thrilling adventure is the first in Dudley Pope's popular and much-loved Ramage series.
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Takes over the helm from the Hornblower -- Daily MirrorAbout the Author:
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.
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Book Description 1979-05-14., 1979. Book Condition: New. Fontana Press. New edition. Paperback. Book: GOOD. 288pp. . Bookseller Inventory # NF-1756083