Halfhyde at the Bight of Benin

Halfhyde at the Bight of Benin

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It's the 1890s, and Royal Navy Lieutenant St Vincent Halfhyde finds himself out of favour with the Navy and on half-pay ashore when he is summoned to the Admiralty. His mission: to sail to the Bight of Benin in West Africa and spy on the not-so-secret Russian presence there.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 139.7 x 223.52 x 20.32mm | 272.15g
  • McBooks Press
  • Ithaca, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 1590130782
  • 9781590130780
  • 1,894,081

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"Much derringdo . . . McCutchan is to be congratulated. . . . He is writing about a stirring period that has been sadly neglected." --"Houston Post"show more

About Philip McCutchan

Philip McCutchan served on various British war ships during WWII. Afterwards, he concentrated on writing, publishing more than 80 books, including the fifteen-book "Halfhyde" series.show more

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45 ratings
3.64 out of 5 stars
5 22% (10)
4 33% (15)
3 31% (14)
2 13% (6)
1 0% (0)
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