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    • A Sailor of Austria

    • The Otto Prohaska Novels, Book 1
    • By: John Biggins
    • Narrated by: Nigel Patterson
    • Length: 13 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 16

    In the spring of 1915, a young Austro-Czech naval lieutenant Ottokar Prohaska finds himself posted to the minuscule Imperial and Royal Austro-Hungarian Submarine Service in the Adriatic port of Pola. In some trepidation at first, because he has no experience whatever of submarines, his fears are soon set at rest when he discovers that nobody else has either: least of all his superiors.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • CNO Reading List -- GREAT Choice

    • By Masonic Kindler on 08-17-17

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Emperor's Coloured Coat

    • The Otto Prohaska Novels, Book 2
    • By: John Biggins
    • Narrated by: Nigel Patterson
    • Length: 13 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 5

    Early in the year 1912, the recently-promoted Lieutenant Ottokar Prohaska finds himself appointed aide-de-camp for aviation to the appalling, boorish, near-insane Austro-Hungarian heir-apparent: the Archduke Franz Ferdinand. With irony, wit, historical accuracy, and telling detail, Biggins brings alive a time and place that spawned two World Wars, the Cold War, and the Balkan wars of the late 20th century.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great second part of the Otto Prohaska story!

    • By Amazon Customer on 01-30-18

    Regular price: $24.95