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  • Paperback: 384 pages
  • Publisher: Hodder Paperbacks; 1 edition (1 August 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0340898615
  • ISBN-13: 978-0340898611
  • Product Dimensions: 12.7 x 2.5 x 19.7 cm
  • Boxed-product Weight: 259 g
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Praise for Julian Stockwin - -

Another thundering good read for those who love seagoing stories in the Hornblower mould - Peterborough Evening Telegraph

I was soon turning the pages almost indecently fast . . . Roll on, the promised adventures of Kydd and Renzi. - Independent on KYDD

Stockwin paints a vivid picture of life aboard the mighty ship-of-the-line... the harsh naval discipline, the rancid food, and the skill of the common sailor are all skilfully evoked. - Daily Express on KYDD

In Stockwin's hands the sea story will continue to entrance readers across the world. - Guardian on KYDD

The appeal of the story is in the telling, which is atmospheric, authentic ... The author had a long career in the Royal Navy, which adds to his prose that extra dash of salty realism. - Publishing News on MUTINY

Kydd: the Admiral's Daughter by Julian Stockwin (Hodder & Stoughton, 360 pp, ?18.99, ISBN 9780 3408 9859 8); eighth in the saga, located this time in the western approaches and coasts of Devon and Cornwall, with smuggling and privateering well to the fore. - Naval Review

Superbly balanced narrative - Nautical Magazine

About the Author

Julian Stockwin was sent at the age of fourteen to Indefatigable, a tough sea-training school. He joined the Royal Navy at fifteen before transferring to the Royal Australian Navy, where he served for eight years in the Far East, Antarctic waters and the South Seas. He was awarded the MBE and retired with the rank of Lieutenant Commander. He now lives in Devon with his wife Kathy. More information can be found at www.JulianStockwin.com

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