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JANUARY 2011 W&N FICTION

Adrian Goldsworthy True Soldier Gentlemen

A brilliant Napoleonic military fiction series from one of the UK’s brightest young historians 1808; Hamish Williams, a ‘gentleman volunteer’, serves with the ranks but lives with the officers, and is uncomfortable in both worlds. Williams is determined to prove he is a man worthy of advancement, and when his regiment embarks for Portugal to begin the Peninsula War against Napoleon, his chance of glory is at hand... Combining the vivid detail of a master historian with the pulsating action of a natural storyteller, this is the first volume in what promises to be a classic series. Adrian Goldsworthy is the author of such highly acclaimed histories as Caesar, The Punic Wars and The Fall of the West. He lives in South Wales.

Fiction Cased/Trade Paperback (export only) January £12.99/£12.99 400pp 234 x 153mm 978 0 297 86035 8/978 0 297 86036 5 Markets: World USA, Translation & Serial: W&N

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