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Mr Fitton in Command

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After a disastrous and dangerous encounter with a French frigate Michael Fitton, master's mate, finds himself in charge of the Courier's few survivors. Although not a stranger to danger, Fitton faces further peril as the crew are forced to land on an enemy-occupied island. There is also the added complication of the young wife of the British Envoy to Malta and her lover be ...more
Published May 12th 2014 by Faber & Faber
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Most books and most writers are forgotten. No less than yesterday's news wraps today's chips, the flavour-of-the-month writer of a decade ago is landfill now. It's a melancholic thought. As a writer, I spend a great deal of time and effort trying to create something of value, something that will resonate with readers and cast a light (albeit refracted through the lens of the past) on the human condition. But a visit to a second-hand bookshop is enought to tell me that, despite my efforts, ...more
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Frank Showell Styles was a Welsh writer and mountaineer.

Showell Styles was born in Four Oaks, Birmingham and was educated at Bishop Vesey's Grammar School, Sutton Coldfield. Known to his friends as 'Pip', Showell Styles' childhood was spent in the hills of North Wales where he became an avid mountaineer and explorer. During the Second World War, Styles joined the Royal Navy and was po
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