Too Few for Drums

Too Few for Drums

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This tale of the Peninsular campaigns of the Napoleonic Wars offers unforgettable adventure. In the lead is young ensign Keith Graham, trying desperately to elude capture and certain death. At his side is Gwyneth, beautiful, smart, experienceda woman of the world."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 254 pages
  • 139.7 x 213.4 x 17.8mm | 343.38g
  • McBooks Press
  • Australia
  • English
  • map
  • 093552696X
  • 9780935526967
  • 1,064,473

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"A tough and convincing story. . . . [Delderfield] marches his tattered troopers through hardship and hellfire, across a wild and ravaged landscape, sparing us any fairytales about the joys of battle en route." "The New York Times Book Review""show more

About R. F. Delderfield

R. F. Delderfield, a respected author, playwright, screenwriter, and newspaperman, was born in Greenwich, England in 1912 and became a full-time author after a stint as a small-town reporter and an RAF hitch in World War II. According to The New York Times Book Review, Delderfield wrote "with vigor, unceasing narrative drive, and a high degree of craftsmanship," and he described himself as "a compulsive teller of tales, a real chronic case." Delderfield died in more

Rating details

85 ratings
3.77 out of 5 stars
5 20% (17)
4 45% (38)
3 31% (26)
2 2% (2)
1 2% (2)
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