Red Runs the Helmand

Red Runs the Helmand

Patrick Mercer / Dec 06, 2019

Red Runs the Helmand Anthony Morgan now just appointed as general in the Second Anglo Afghan War has two of his sons one his legitimate heir one his bastard both fighting in the ranks Morgan has arrived just as one o

  • Title: Red Runs the Helmand
  • Author: Patrick Mercer
  • ISBN: 9780007302772
  • Page: 489
  • Format: Paperback
  • Anthony Morgan, now just appointed as general in the Second Anglo Afghan War, has two of his sons, one his legitimate heir, one his bastard, both fighting in the ranks Morgan has arrived just as one of the rival princelings has begun to control Herat, and is determined to carve out some power for himself.

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    About "Patrick Mercer"

      • Patrick Mercer

        Born in 1956, Patrick Mercer read History at Oxford University before joining the Army He commanded his battalion in Bosnia and Canada Previously receiving a gallantry commendation, he was awarded the OBE in 1997 In 1999, Patrick Mercer accepted a post as the Defence Reporter for the Today Programme In the 2001 election, he won the Tory seat in Newark A respected historian, he has already published a non fiction account of the Inkerman battle during the Crimean War.


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    1. A region that has been fought over for centuries, a region so hostile that Alexander the Great sought treaties with the locals rather than have to fight his way across the region.It's a lesson that no one has learned and even today we seem to have forgotten!Unlike the action that our troops are seeing today, this story is set in the time of Empire the time of great adventurers and privileged fools.This the third book in Mercer's Anthony Morgan trilogy follows a British general (Morgan) through t [...]


    2. This was probably the weakest of the trilogy, however it was still quite an enjoyable book. Morgan has grown and is nearly 50 by the this book and both his sons -who have a mutual dislike of each other- are grown too and both in the army.The book ties up some lose ends and rounds the series off well with the continual usage of well known and likeable characters and some tragedy too.The major criticism I have of the book is the frequent use of french words. I don't remember that from the other tw [...]


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