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Windrush

By: Malcolm Archibald
Narrated by: Bill Allender
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Summary

Burmese War, 1852. Unable to join the famous Royal Malverns, Jack Windrush is commissioned into the despised 113th foot.

Determined to rise in the ranks and make a name for himself, he is sent with the 113th to join the British expedition. But when they get involved in the attack of Rangoon, Jack realizes that war on the fringes of the empire is not as honorable and glorious as he expected.

After a chance meeting with a renegade British soldier, Jack witnesses the true terrors of war, and begins to question the whole framework in which he has grown up.

©2016 Malcolm Archibald (P)2019 Malcolm Archibald

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Lucky 113th

Interesting story of a young man wren the path of his future takes a different turn from the way he thought it would.

It is a interesting look at the life of a young Army officer who has to try and make his way the 19th century army wren money and who you know counts for more than skill.

The story is good with a few nice twists in it would 100% recommend this audio book

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Wonderful story of the glorious days of Empire.

Reminded me of stories that I read many years ago when I was much younger. Gallant soldiers and gunboats. Narration was excellent and in English. What more could you want - The next novel obviously.

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  • 💕 Amanda Urbinato 💕 Reviewer Extraordinaire
  • 21-01-20

Excellent!

I really loved this. When it first started, I was unsure if I would be able to get into a book like this. But it was excellent! The story was interesting and original. And I hope that I can listen to and review the next book!! I definitely think that this first book set up for an amazing series. And the narration was excellent also. His voice fit the story perfectly!

This book was given to me at my request. I am providing a voluntary and honest review.

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