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The General's Envoy (Caspasian Book 2) by [Conway, Anthony]
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'Set on the Northwest frontier of India, this is pure escapist fiction.' - Independent on Sunday on The Viceroy's Captain; 'As thrilling as Sharpe...The Viceroy's captain is a gripping story of war, intrigue and treachery' - Bolton Evening News on The Viceroy's Captain; 'Captain John Caspasian is the new hero in the mould of Sharpe' - Lancashire Evening Post on The Viceroy's Captain; 'Intrigue and treachery...a compelling read.' - Coverntry Evening Telegraph on The Viceroy's Captain

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Warlord China, 1927. Seconded to China by a vengeful Indian Army high command, Gurkha Captain John Caspasian finds Shanghai a cesspit of despair and corruption as refugees pour into the violent, disease-ridden city. He escapes on a solo mission to contact a general whom the British see as a bulwark against the revolutionary leader Chiang Kai-shek.
Once he has left the relative safety of the International Settlement for a gunboat on the Yangtze though, Caspasian smells danger. The supposedly friendly General Mok turns out to be a bloodthirsty sadist whose armoured train has struck terror into the Chinese countryside.
And Caspasian has made two implacable enemies. One is a Chinese criminal who first clashed with him over a rescued bar girl. The other is a former British officer who once saved Caspasian's life...

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 2643 KB
  • Print Length: 384 pages
  • Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton (Dec 6 2001)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00D3R62CC
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  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #644,424 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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Very much in the tradition of Boy's Own literature, espiced a la Indiana Jones, with touches of Buchan's Hannay, and a lot of influence from comics like CORTO MALTESE or TINTIN...
Really a must of entertainment (a la Ian Fleming and if you really think it over the hero is a very well placed candidate as prospective father (legitim or not) for James Bond...
Enough said, if you like an uncomplicated very good action&adventure novel get this one...
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HASH(0xa39a83cc) out of 5 stars First rate Nov. 18 2014
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I had just downloaded the Kindle app and I was looking for something to read. I picked out two books and there they were. I knew nothing about either one of them but they looked like action/adventure novels. I chose to read The General's Envoy first. It had all I was looking for. It takes place after the fall of Imperial China when the country is overrun by warlords, foreigners, communist, and gangs. It is a non-stop action, intrigue, loyalty, betrayal, thriller. I liked it and would recommend it to anyone who likes a little violence, close calls, and a hard look at the British Empire. I was happy to find out it is only one of a series of books 1to 5. I read 2 first. I will read 1,3,4,&5 as soon as I read the other book I downloaded.