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by Christopher Nicole

Download The Regiment epub
ISBN: 1855016621
ISBN13: 978-1855016620
Category: Literature
Subcategory: Genre Fiction
Author: Christopher Nicole
Publisher: Tiger Books (January 31, 1996)
ePUB size: 1850 kb
FB2 size: 1615 kb
Rating: 4.9
Votes: 177
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Thoroughly enjoyed this book, picked it up expecting a modern version of a GA Henty or Rider Haggard but got a well thought out and explained if fairly simplified background to Late Victorian/Edwardian British Imperialism.
A worthwhile read. Perhaps there's a touch of W.E.B. Griffin here, with all the heroic lineage mentioned, but overall, it's good reading. Now I have to buy the next two books - because I'm hooked! If the other two are as good, we will have to pay double for the next "series."
Interesting take on the British Army
Good read. Suggest you get the two follow on books and read the whole series. Worthwhile.
Good read but rather weak ending.
Well done fictional history of a family, the Mackinders, and a Regiment, The Royal Western Dragoon Guards from Africa to France. Interesting characters, sufficient plot and much battlefield action.with a reasonable historic basis make this formulaic but a cut above many others. Looking forward to the rest of the trilogy.
Good read, with a nice view of the period covered (1899-1914), and a very PC young officer - almost anachronistically so, but hey, it IS fiction. Reading about a 'colonial British officer' giving a damn about the colonised sort of goes against the general press they've received, but no doubt they did exist, and Murdoch MacKinder is a nice guy.
I found myself believing his struggles with both his position within the professional and personal spheres, and enjoyed the preparation and de- briefing parts of the action pieces - not just the action itself. Also the comment on the performance of the British higher officers in their context was interesting, if smacking a lot of hindsight: this was the part I found hardest to believe.
I enjoyed it, and found myself searching for the sequel on-line - sez enough for me!
Fun read...