It's intriguing seeing both naval and land battles written from the viewpoint of the eventual losers. As a reward he is promoted from to. Possible clean ex-library copy, with their stickers and or stamp s 8. Product detailsFormat:PaperbackLanguag- e of text:EnglishIsbn-13:9781590130- 216, 978-1590130216Author:Dewey LambdinPublisher:McBooks PressSeries:Naval Adventures of Alan Lewri, The. In 1783, his ship was paid off and he resumed civilian life in London. An excellent addition to the series. I like the author's telling of things and I am already devouring the next book at a pace.
The Royal navy fell back to Gibraltar. He is also entangled on the events on Yorktown and Charleston during the Independence War. Other reviewers have remarked on the anachronisms in the language. Legal action beckons, forcing Lewrie into the arms of and the Abolitionist movement. When things are going too well, Dame Fortune usually awakes from a nap and kicks him in the fundament, just to keep him humble. It is full of sea banter, nautical terms, graphic accounts of battles. Lewrie's old French enemies become aware of him and he has to flee, but Caroline is killed during the escape.
And in the process, Alan finds himself trapped like a rat with Cornwallis at Yorktown. He witnesses the Battle of the Capes as I was taught in college or the Battle of the Chesapeake which it seems to be called more frequently now. The same arena is still in play for The Captain's Vengeance, where Lewrie embarks on a secret mission to the Spanish port of New Orleans to deal with French Acadian pirates. This is the second book in the Alan Lewrie stories. As a result of both the political and his personal peace, a second honeymoon in Paris ensues, which ends in disaster. Cover is very good with minor - moderate wear.
Lewrie remains an interesting character - part Jack Aubrey, part Tom Jones. Les pages peuvent inclure des notes et quelques signes de feutre. His actions while escorting a convoy of French Royalists from Toulon to Gibraltar win him a promotion to commander and his big step on the way to status as a post-captain. He has been a sailor since 1976 and spends his free time working and sailing on his beloved sloop Wind Dancer, with a special taste for cruising the Gulf of Mexico. Lewrie spends quite a bit of energy trying to get ashore and into someone's bed in this book. According to other reviews it was supposed to become available again in June or July of 1999.
Just before Cornwallis' surrender, Lewrie helps ferry some of the British army across the York River, but is finally thwarted when a severe storm breaks out on the river. George Willoughby, a captain in. Lewrie finds himself assigned ashore during the Siege of Yorktown and befriends two young officers in a Loyalist regiment from North Carolina, Gouvernour and Burgess Chiswick. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. Under his tutelage Lewrie begins a remarkable development into a skilled sea officer. The book is well written and researched but I am still having trouble liking the hero of the book Alan Lewrie. Used - Good, Usually dispatched within 1-2 business days, Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside.
Just before Cornwallis' surrender, Lewrie helps ferry some of the British army across the York River, but is finally thwarted when a severe storm breaks out on the river. Very minimal writing or notations in margins not affecting the text. Lewrie, as he gains his sea-legs through this book, matures as both man and sailor and it's that part of I picked this up to sate my need for more and while I would and do read each of the 21 over and over again, once of this is enough for me. During a visit to a brothel, Lewrie becomes aware of the brutal internecine warfare being waged between Patriots and Loyalists in the South. We like to keep things fresh. Choundas, at least, is dead but there are children legitimate and otherwise to be seen to and professional rivals to be addressed.
By mid-1807, in The King's Marauder having spent half a year regaining his health, Lewrie once more presents himself at the Admiralty seeking active assignment. I particularly liked this volume as it deals with the battle of Yorktown and related nautical events. Unique exploration of Yorktown from the British side This book is worth reading if only for its detailed examination of the British situation at Yorktown. His actions during the siege result in his being promoted to commander and given a ship. Not much naval action, rather is about one small piece of the battle of Yorktown. He is wounded in a fight against the Spanish and their Indian allies and is present when suffers one of the few repulses of his career at. He is also entangled on the events on Yorktown and Charleston during the Independence War.
I am a huge fan of the series as apparently are a lot of other people. Used - Acceptable, Expédition sous 2 à 3 jours ouvrés, A readable copy. One of my favorite narrators, John Lee is narrating the book. I enjoyed the maturation of Lewrie and the historical setting created by Lambdin. I shall read a few more books in the series while I look for another series about the Royal Navy vs. Lambdin has an interesting character here, and many more years of fighting await. What is a dashing and successful frigate.
All the introductory, Lewrie-as-resentful-newbie stuff is behind us, in the first book. The dialog between characters, particularly our hero rings so out of tune. Alan Lewrie is the central character in a series of historical naval adventure novels by American author. Looking forward to following the travels and exploits of this young man through his naval career. Looking forward to the next in the series.
Hornblower is the son of a country doctor packed off to sea after the death of his parents, Bolitho and Ramage are the sons of naval officers captain and admiral, respectively and scions of seafaring families. Alan and the crew of the Desperate find themselves assisting British actually everyone was British, so they really might better be called Loyalists forces at Yorktown. Lambdin now takes to giving Lewrie the chance to meet more famous characters from history, including , , King , and sundry of Britain's more famous admirals including then-captain. He had a very rocky start in his new career but was beginning to learn his trade and had made a few friends, as well as more than a few enemies. As his career advances, he finds the life of a naval officer suits him.