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On a Making Tide (The Nelson and Emma Trilogy, Part One) (Volume 1) Paperback – October 1, 2003


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Product Details

  • Paperback: 416 pages
  • Publisher: McBooks Press; Advanced Reading Copy edition (October 1, 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1590130413
  • ISBN-13: 978-1590130414
  • Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 1.2 x 8.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 2.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,792,837 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"A compelling read and a probing exposition of the workings of the British navy in the late 18th century."  —Edward Cline, author, The Sparrowhawk series


"Donachie has a masterful way of creating atmosphere and character . . . stunning impact."  —Kent Messenger

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The first in a trilogy of biographical novels by David Donachie. Forthcoming: Tested By Fate - Nelson and Emma Trilogy, Part Two, Spring 2004, and Breaking the Line - Nelson and Emma Trilogy, Part Three, Fall 2004.

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By PJM on November 3, 2014
Format: Kindle Edition Verified Purchase
Somewhat interesting but not as well written as I had hoped.
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2 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Idea Gardiner on December 26, 2012
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BY SKIPPING THE INTRUDING ALTERNATING CHAPTERS ON EMMA HAMILTON,
I GOT A MEDIOCRE BIOGRAPHY OF NELSON. OR - SHOULD YOU
DESIRE A MEDIOCRE BIO OF LADY HAMILTON, YOU COULD DO
THE REVERSE.
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