So Near, So Far: The Richard Delancy Novels, No.5 by C. Northcote ParkinsonSo Near, So Far: The Richard Delancy Novels, No.5 by C. Northcote Parkinson

So Near, So Far: The Richard Delancy Novels, No.5

byC. Northcote Parkinson

Paperback | June 1, 2003

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Richard Delancey is soon called into action once more, as Britain prepares for the threat of a new French assault. Disturbing rumors are circulating about Napoleon's new weapons of war: vessels driven by steam-engines, new explosive devices, and, most troubling of all, a French secret weapon named Nautilus, which can travel underwater and attach explosive devices below the waterline.
Cyril Northcote Parkinson pursued a distinguished academic career on both sides of the Atlantic and first became famous for "Parkinson's Law"-work expands to fill the time allotted to it. Parkinson wrote many books on British politics and economics. His first fictional effort, a "biography" of Horatio Hornblower, met with considerable ...
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Title:So Near, So Far: The Richard Delancy Novels, No.5Format:PaperbackPublished:June 1, 2003Publisher:McBooks PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1590130375

ISBN - 13:9781590130377

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