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The Resource A divided command, David Donachie

A divided command, David Donachie

Label
A divided command
Title
A divided command
Statement of responsibility
David Donachie
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
1794. The Mediterranean is proving dangerous waters for John Pearce and his Pelicans. Having left his lover Emily, who is also the wife of his mortal enemy Ralph Barclay, in the Tuscan port of Leghorn, Pearce is detained in Naples. When he unknowingly delivers a letter promoting the shady and incompetent Admiral Hotham, Pearce finds himself entangled in a political plot that soon puts those closest to him at peril. When reunited with Emily, John Pearce faces a losing battle to keep her reputation intact. Although his Pelicans aid in the endeavour, Emily sees no future for her with Pearce and leaves while he is conveying private letters for Horatio Nelson to the British Ambassador, Sir William Hamilton. Learning of Emily's departure, Pearce sets off in pursuit and has to take on the superior force of Barbary Corsairs who have targeted the merchant ship Emily is travelling on, the Sandown Castle. Outgunned by a barbaric opponent, John Pearce's chances of survival - as well as those of Emily and Pearce's crew - are dubious. And even if they can win this fierce battle, another threat looms on the horizon as Pearce is not the only one chasing Emily; Ralph Barclay has learned of his wife's desertion and is on his way to recapture her
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Cataloging source
UKMGB
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1944-
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Donachie, David
Dewey number
823.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
Series statement
The John Pearce series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Great Britain
  • Pearce, John (Fictitious character)
  • Privateering
  • Sailors
  • Seafaring life
  • Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
  • Great Britain
Label
A divided command, David Donachie
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st. ed.
Extent
319 p.
Isbn
9780749014254
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • ocn858310648
  • (OCoLC)858310648
Label
A divided command, David Donachie
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st. ed.
Extent
319 p.
Isbn
9780749014254
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • ocn858310648
  • (OCoLC)858310648

Library Locations

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