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A Middy in Command: A Tale of the Slave Squadron - A British Naval Officer's Fight Against the Slave Trade - cover

A Middy in Command: A Tale of the Slave Squadron - A British Naval Officer's Fight Against the Slave Trade

Harry Collingwood

Publisher: Good Press

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In 'A Middy in Command: A Tale of the Slave Squadron' by Harry Collingwood, readers are taken on a gripping adventure set in the context of a British navy officer leading a ship against the illegal slave trade. The book is written in a descriptive and engaging style, immersing the reader in the maritime world of the 19th century. Collingwood's detailed attention to nautical terminology and procedures adds authenticity to the narrative, making it a valuable piece of historical fiction. The story also touches on themes of morality, duty, and the struggle between right and wrong. Harry Collingwood, a pseudonym for William Joseph Cosens Lancaster, was a British naval officer and prolific writer of maritime fiction. His firsthand knowledge of naval operations and his passion for sailing greatly influenced the authenticity and realism of his novels. 'A Middy in Command' is a must-read for fans of historical fiction, naval adventures, and readers interested in the complexities of the British navy during the era of the slave trade.
Available since: 08/22/2023.
Print length: 254 pages.

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