Noel Mostert's narrative ranges from the Mediterranean to the West Indies, Egypt to Scandinavia, showing how land versus sea was the key to the outcome of these wars. He provides details of ship construction, tactics, and life on board. Above all he shows us the extraordinary characters that were the raw material of Patrick O'Brian's and C.
Forester's magnificent novels. Mostert, N. The line upon a wind: the great war at sea, New York: W. Boulder Public Library. My Account.http://freemuse.eywaapps.dk/wp-content/2019-06-10/5534.php
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