By Allan Mallinson
Within the culture of Patrick O'Brian's liked historic army adventures comes the 1st in a rushing new sequence that includes Cornet Matthew Hervey, a tender cavalry officer in Wellington's military of 1815. A shut Run Thing
For 20 years, because the French Revolution, England and her allies have fought a likely never-ending conflict to loosen Bonaparte's stranglehold on Europe. Matthew Hervey, a twenty-three-year-old parson's son, has risen in the course of the ranks of His Majesty's cavalry to a junior command within the sixth gentle Dragoons.
Torn via ambition and ensnared within the intrigues of Wellington's military, Matthew struggles to form his future, yet his efforts are approximately to be solid to the winds of destiny. For amid the conflict of armies, he'll locate himself a catalyst within the conflict of the century...near the small Belgian village of Waterloo.
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