Mallinson, Allan: An Act of Courage. First Edition/First Printing. *Signed*« back
This is a first edition and first printing of An Act of Courage by Allan Mallinson, published by Bantam Press in 2005.
The book and protected dust jacket are in Fine condition with no inscriptions and not price clipped.
Signed by the author to the title page.
In Badajoz, during the Christmas of 1826, Matthew Hervey of the 6th Light Dragoons is a prisoner of the Spanish, incarcerated in the infamous fortress of Badajoz. As he plans his escape, his thoughts return to the year 1812 when he was a cornet in Wellington's Peninsula Army. He and the Sixth had survived Corunna to endure three more years of brutal fighting that would culminate in one of the most vital and vicious confrontations of the campaign - the siege of Badajoz. While Hervey paces his prison cell, and re-lives the bloodshed of battles past, friends from expected quarters rush to his aid...
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