Mallinson, Allan: Rumours of War. First Edition/First Printing. *Signed*« back
This is a first edition and first printing of Rumours of War by Allan Mallinson, published by Bantam Press in 2004.
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.
It is Portugal in 1826. Newly returned from India, Matthew Hervey joins a party of officers sent to lend support to the Portuguese regent. But the Peninsula is a place redolent with memories. For, it was here as a seventeen-year-old cornet that Hervey had his first taste of military action. The French had forced the British army into ignominious retreat until, under the leadership of Sir John Moore, they made a defiant stand at Corunna. As he prepares for battle once more, Hervey finds himself confronting ghosts from his past...
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