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Enemy in Sight | [Alexander Kent]

Enemy in Sight

The Mediterranean, 1793. Despite Britain's successes, the outcome of the sea war is still in the balance. As soon as his ship's refit is completed, Captain Richard Bolitho is ordered to join the blockade off the French coast.
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The Mediterranean, 1793. Despite Britain's successes, the outcome of the sea war is still in the balance. As soon as his ship's refit is completed, Captain Richard Bolitho is ordered to join the blockade off the French coast.

©2010 Alexander Kent (P)2010 BBC WW

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    Mike New Cumberland, PA, United States 04-25-11
    Mike New Cumberland, PA, United States 04-25-11 Member Since 2007

    Say something about yourself!

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    "Enemy in Sight is "OUT OF SIGHT"!!"

    Exciting page turner.I found myself driving around just to hear more.Patrick O Brian and Jack Aubrey,CS Forester and Horatio Hornblower are great listens that I highly reccomend, but Alexander Kent and the narrator,Michael Jayston...WOW !! They really give you your money's worth from the get go.Interesting characters,multiple exciting battle scenes....a genuine "feel" for life at sea during the Napoleonic wars.
    It is such a treasure to find books like this to listen to.Trust me.If this sounds like your cup of tea,you will quickly exhaust the remaining Alexander Kent titles and THEN move on to CS Forrester and Patrick O'Brian if you haven't already............AUDIBLE !!Get us more stuff like this !!

    7 of 7 people found this review helpful
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    Jean Santa Cruz, CA, United States 07-13-11
    Jean Santa Cruz, CA, United States 07-13-11 Member Since 2010

    I am an avid eclectic reader.

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    This was my first Alexander Kent book. It was great and so was Michael Jayston's narration. I am now going to see if Audible has the first in this series and see if I can read them in order. The 1790 sea stories are my favorite period. Kent did a super job with the battle scenes, I felt as if I was right in the middle of it.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Kent Erie, PA, USA 07-24-10
    Kent Erie, PA, USA 07-24-10
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    "GREAT BOOK"

    I'm a very BIG fan of Alexander Kent's book. these books take you on an adventure that won't let you stop reading.
    Please get more of Alexander Kent'S books, I'll buy each one.
    As a lover of these type of books, Alexander Kent's novals are the first to make a character come so real that you can feel his pains and thoughts.
    Truely amazing books.

    7 of 8 people found this review helpful
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