This time kent gets it right in a nail biting, blood and thunder epic. October 1789, and war clouds thunder over europe when richard bolitho steers the tempest into the perilous waters of the. The bolitho novels are a series of nautical war novels written by douglas reeman they focus. Passage to mutiny by alexander kent penguin books australia. Buy used and new alexander kent books awesomebooks. Passage to mutiny the bolitho novels vol 7 9780935526585.
Under his own name, douglas reeman, and in the course of a career spanning fortyfive years, he has written over thirty novels and two nonfiction books. Passage to mutiny by alexander kent and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. It is probably the longest running series in the genre at the present time. Buy alexander kent books and get the best deals at the lowest prices on ebay. This is an exceptionally good novel in alexander kents richard bolitho series about life in the british navy at the end of the 18thbeginning of the 19th centuries. He wrote a total of 68 novels, selling 34 million copies in twenty languages. October 1789, the frigate tempest sails into sydney, the capital of britains infant colony. As this story opens in sydney, the mutiny on the bounty is still fresh news. Book 9 by kent, alexander from amazons fiction books store. Passage to mutiny by alexander kent overdrive rakuten. Book 9 by alexander kent available from rakuten kobo.
Hardback books in english alexander kent for sale ebay. The story is short and there are many scenes of seafaring action which the author writes with. Perhaps kent s bolitho adventures reached their peak in the mid70s and passage to mutiny is an example of the writer in top form. Everyday low prices on a huge range of new releases. Alexander kent, pen name of douglas edward reeman, joined the british navy at 16, serving on destroyers and small craft. Published in 1975, it introduces the reader to 16 year old richard bolitho as he boards his second ship, the hms gorgon. Please note that as an amazon associate, in this novel it seemed to me that the authors writing was crisper than in the earlier novels. As this story opens in sydney, the mutin y on the bounty is still fresh news. Read passage to mutiny the bolitho novels volume 7 by alexander kent for online ebook. If one or more works are by a distinct, homonymous authors, go ahead and split the author. I have probably said the same thing about many of the novels that i have read thus far.
Douglas edward reeman 15 october 1924 23 january 2017, who also used the pseudonym alexander kent, was a british author who wrote many historical novels about the royal navy, mainly set during either world war ii or the napoleonic wars. Her captain is richard bolitho, who hopes to be ordered h. See all 35 formats and editions hide other formats and editions. Reeman was born in thames ditton, surrey, son of charles percy and ada reeman.
Alexander kent captain bolitho steers his ship towards the great south sea and mutinous undercurrents. Alexander kent, with his succeeding novels, has clearly established himself as an author. He has several twists in the story, and we all know the outcome, but that does not detract from the pleasure of reading right up to the end of the book. As alexander kent, he writes about bolitho, and later bolithos nephew adam, and their adventures at sea in the age of fighting sail. Once more bolitho hoists his flag above the veteran 74gun ship hyperion and sets sail this time with a new squadron headed for the caribbean. October 1789, new south wales into sydney, capital of britains infant colony, sails the frigate tempest. Passage to mutiny by alexander kent, 9781568490298, available at book depository with free delivery worldwide. Passage to mutiny by alexander kent 9780099493938 dymocks. My first exposure to an alexander kent book and it was a fairly enjoyable experience. Great savings free delivery collection on many items. Alexander kent ebooks epub and pdf downloads ebookmall. Richard bolitho and the tempest are in the south seas and botany bay, facing pirates, the french, and james raymond, as well as the spectre of mutiny in the aftermath of the bounty, but as his coxswain john allday says, there are squals ahead with his affair with viola raymond. The appearance of a new richard bolitho novel is always an event.
Passage to mutiny the bolitho novels volume 7, alexander kent, good book 5 out of 5 stars 1 product rating 1 product ratings passage to mutiny the bolitho novels volume 7, alexander kent, good book. Alexander kent a pen name of douglas reeman wrote this series about richard bolitho and his family. This acclaimed book by alexander kent is available at in several formats for your ereader. Get cozy and expand your home library with a large online selection of books at. This is an exceptionally good novel in alexander kent s richard bolitho series about life in the british navy at the end of the 18th. Alexander kent, pen name of douglas edward reeman, joined the british navy at 16, serving on destroyers and small craft during world war ii, and eventually rising to the rank of lieutenant. Passage to mutiny by alexander kent, 9780935526585, available at book depository with free delivery worldwide. Passage to mutiny epub adobe drm can be read on any device that can open epub adobe drm files.
Passage to mutiny by alexander kent pdf free pdf books free. Buy hardback books in english alexander kent and get the best deals. The richard and adam bolitho novels by alexander kent are published by arrow books in the united kingdom and by mcbooks press in the united states and are available online and in fine bookshops. See more ideas about kids hair cuts, boy hairstyles, boys haircuts. The spectre of two famous captains, cook and bligh, hangs over the voyage. Book 9 by alexander kent from amazons fiction books store. Richard bolitho audiobooks listen to the full series. The richard bolitho novels 27 volumes by alexander kent. Alexander kent first editions douglas reemans official.
She is one of his majestys ships employed in policing the new southern trade routes. See all books authored by alexander kent, including sloop of war the bolitho novels, and with all despatch richard bolitho novelsalexander kent no 8, and more on. But his time on land is broken by an urgent summons from the king. To date, there are over 34 million copies of reemans books in print. Richard bolitho midshipman is the first book of alexander kents douglas reemans bolitho series. I am slowly purchasing all the alexander kent blytho books and this story like the others is excellent as is the performance by michael jayston. Alexander kent is currently considered a single author. He served in the wars against france and the united states. Read passage to mutiny by alexander kent available from rakuten kobo. Forster or patrick obrien, you wil l enjoy alexand er kent. Passage to mutiny has 10 available editions to buy at half price books marketplace. Later books in the series set after his death are based on his nephew adam bolitho. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study.
Passage to mutiny by alexander kent hardback, 1976 for sale. Under his name, you will find great books that focus on life in the british royal navy and the action that is seen during war time. Alexander kent primary author only author division. Bolitho was born in 1756 in falmouth, cornwall, in great britain, the second son of a prestigious naval family. Passage to mutiny book by alexander kent 10 available. Douglas reeman alexander kent book series in order. Passage to mutinyalexander kentmaritime novel1976, first. Forster or patrick obrien, you will enjoy alexander kent. Passage to mutiny richard bolitho series books authors.
Passage to mutiny the bolitho novels vol 7 paperback april 1, 1999. Having been a hornblower fan for years and wanting more this series filled a need. Author alexander kents complete list of books and series in order, with the latest releases, covers, descriptions and availability. The bolitho novels are a series of nautical war novels written by douglas reeman using the pseudonym alexander kent. In this installment, we find bolitho serving as captain of his majestys ship, the tempest. October 1789, new south wales, and into sydney, capital of britains infant colony, sails the frigate tempest. Richard bolitho is a fictional royal navy officer who is the main character in a series of novels written by douglas reeman using the pseudonym alexander kent. Jan 01, 2018 author of to glory we steer, enemy in sight, form line of battle, passage to mutiny, inshore squadron, command a kings ship, in gallant company, stand into danger alexander kent open library donate. Definitely one of the better of the bolitho books, and michael jaystons narration is excellent. The audio is apalling though with jumps, changes in tone and pitch and breakes very badly put together. Passage to mutiny by alexander kent trade cloth for sale. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read passage to mutiny. Everyday low prices on a huge range of new releases and classic fiction. Inscribed and dated 12680 by alexander kent on the title page.
Passage to mutiny richard bolitho, book 9 by alexander kent. They focus on the military careers of richard bolitho and adam bolitho in the royal navy, from the time of the american revolution past the napoleonic era. Order of richard bolitho books richard bolitho is the central character in a series of historial naval adventure novels by british novelist alexander kent douglas reeman. Bolitho novels chronology douglas reemans official website. Publication date 1999 topics bolitho, richard fictitious character publisher. He has taught navigation to yachtsmen and has served as a. Passage to mutiny ebook by alexander kent rakuten kobo. Viceadmiral richard bolitho has his own troubles to settle at home too. In this, the longawaited conclusion of alexander kents midshipman trilogy, the new year of 1774 seems to offer richard bolitho and his friend martyn dancer t.
Reviewed by sheldon ztvordokov march 8, 2005 passage to mutiny is the eighth book in alexander kents thrilling series about the british seaman, richard bolitho. Passage to mutiny, by alexander kent hcdj first american edition 1976. Five years after command a kings ship bolitho is off to botany bay. Books go search best sellers gift ideas new releases deals. Alexander kent novels douglas reemans official website. Alexander kent is the author of twentyeight acclaimed books featuring richard bolitho. Alexander kent books list of books by author alexander kent. The titles are listed below in historical chronological order. With all dispatch, hm cutter telemachus, 12, cutter.1566 808 1629 1198 302 834 285 1200 1017 703 1028 924 517 664 694 654 25 273 901 494 1082 676 852 1621 117 1602 848 302 296 1170 608 1153 550 14 694 387 1431 350 933 1384 1074 1077 19 766