The crew know it is the end of the line for the ship and are eager to get off of her and back to the real Royal Navy. His two famous characters can be found in 28 novels, and there are 35 other Reeman novels that document the fictional lives of other heroes. He tries to keep peace in the wardroom and the rest of the ship. Until she decommissions he is determined that she will be a vital ship of the Royal Navy. Signed by Author Signed by Author dated 27th April 1993.
The new captain orders the ship's crew to get her back into condition for action at a moment's notice. About this Item: Hutchinson, London:, 1982. The sea has no understanding of righteous or unjust causes. Kent and Reeman are published in fourteen languages around the world, including Finnish, Polish, Spanish, French, and Portuguese, and count thousands of Germans and Japanese among their most passionate adherents. Signed on the inside title page by author. This puts a quick end to their little vacation. He has an excellent group of charecters in his book and at the end of it, you might have a more sympathetic understanding of the captain.
This is a First Edition. Dust Jacket Condition: As New. A message from Kimberley Reeman. It would seem that the eternal and sometimes elusive triangle of man, ship and ocean, particularly under the stress of war, produces the best qualities of courage and compassion, irrespective of the rights and wrongs of conflict. He eventually rose to the rank of lieutenant.
He saw service in the North Sea and Arctic, and the Atlantic and Mediterranean campaigns, beginning as a mid shipman in destroyers and transferring later to motor torpedo boats, where he was twice mentioned in dispatches. At the outbreak of the he rejoined the Navy. It is suspected that the driver was killed by wreckers or smugglers. His executive officer is caught in the middle. Itis covered in a clear protective wrapper. Today the exploits of Richard and Adam Bolitho are featured in twenty- eight novels, the lives and deaths of other men, equally heroic, in thirty- five Reeman novels.
. Covers are clean and bright. Now 2013 we see China and Japan facing off over a cluster of uninhabited islands with daily confrontations between ships of the respective Coast Guards while Japan and The Republic of Korea spar diplomatically over the Dakto Islands. Jacket is in Near Fine condition. While on holiday, they stay at the Bolitho estate. They married in 1985, which also happened to be the birthday of Bolitho. He writes both under his pseudonym as well as his own name.
From United Kingdom to U. Otherwise, the events are at least somewhat similar to those of Arnheiter. About this Item: Heinemann, London, 1997. The author has signed to the title page without dedication. About this Item: London: William Heinemann 2004. Douglas Reeman became a published author in 1958 with the standalone title A Prayer for the Ship.
He worked in many marine trades, including selling marine engines and even delivering new yachts to customers. From United Kingdom to U. From United Kingdom to U. As Britain prepares to invade occupied Europe, Reliant will be thrown head first into the conflagration. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine see description. More than twenty- three million copies have been sold, and an extensive reprinting programme is underway, even as the books are being offered in electronic and digital download editions.
From United Kingdom to U. The final chapter in the Blackwood series. Hard cover is bumped to spine ends. A Trade Book Not Price Clipped. Black cloth with gilt titles on spine. Then, the Korean War broke out, and Reeman went back to active duty. From United Kingdom to U.
The brass hats patronise him on account of. Now she is working out her last commission in the Gulf of Thailand. Reeman is most famous for his series of Napoleonic naval stories, whose central character is Richard Bolitho, and, later, his nephew, Adam. At the end of the war he joined as a child welfare officer, but remained a in the. He used the pseudonym Alexander Kent the real name of friend and naval officer who died during the Second World War for his Bolitho novels and his real name for his other novels and non-fiction. Published by Hutchinson in 1985.
A first edition, first printing of a hard copy, a near fine book in a fine dust jacket, a signed copy. This revised edition reflects that, and the immortality of love. He finished the war in repairing damage to bring the port back into use, with the rank of. Now 2009 it is a good time to re-read this book in light of expansion of regional navies - India, China, Japan and Korea, to name a few. Reeman's debut novel, A Prayer for the Ship was published in 1958. True to their motto, the Royal marines are the first to land - and the last to leave.