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Publisher's Summary

Vice-Admiral Sir Richard Bolitho finds himself the new master of the Argonaute, a French flagship taken in battle. With the Peace of Amiens in ruins, he must leave the safety of Falmouth.
What lies ahead is the grim reality of war at close quarters - where Bolitho will be called upon to anticipate the overall intention of the French fleet. But the battle has also become a personal vendetta between himself and the French admiral who formerly sailed the Argonaute.
©1986 Highseas Authors Ltd (P)2014 Audible, Inc.
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By Ray on 05-10-13

Another top flight tale from Mr Kent!

I don't know why I even bother to post reviews of Mr Kent's Books about Richard Bolitho!
I invariably rave about them & the first class narration of Michael Jayston!
All I can say is, if you are interested in the sea warfare of this era, then you will be enthralled by this series.

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By Dennis on 09-23-13

Another great naval story

What made the experience of listening to Colours Aloft the most enjoyable?

The characters in the story who

What was one of the most memorable moments of Colours Aloft?

Several some funny and some emotional

Have you listened to any of Michael Jayston’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

Yes, and as always he did a great job on all of the characters, he is a true professional

If you could take any character from Colours Aloft out to dinner, who would it be and why?

Richard B of course or maybe Admiral Hood

Any additional comments?

Look forward to reading may more of this series

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