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The Rape of Venice (Roger Brook #6)

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Historical Novel - Roger Brook seeks revenge on a Venetian senator who has abducted his lovely Clarissa and achieves it on entering Venice with Napoleon.
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Published May 31st 1980 by Leopard Books (first published January 1st 1959)
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barrieboy
Apr 29, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A cross between a good historical novel with a touch of the occult and a history of 18th century Europe! British agent Roger Brook gets into several scrapes as he is goes into exile to India after duelling with a Venetian diplomat who seeks satanical revenge. He returns to Europe whilst gathering intelligence concerning Napoleon Bonaparte's armies, at the same time trying to get one step ahead of his pursuer. Much historical detail and numerous names of military personnel- a little too much for ...more
Peter Jochinger
Roger Brook has his first visit to Egypt and India with an exciting adventure beginning in Calcutta. The suspense and drama coupled with the history of 1797 made this book one that was hard to put down.
Mr Wheatley does a wonderful job bringing the time period to your doorstep.
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