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The adventures of a great military opportunist,
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This review is from: The Scarlet Thief (Jack Lark Book 1) (Kindle Edition)
What a great start to a new series, long may it continue. I knew very little about the war in Crimea with all it's despair & ugliness,a forerunner to the WW1 waste of human life if only those in power had the sense to realise it. It does bring home to the reader how brave the ordinary officers & men of the British Army were despite the very poor leadership & appalling conditions they had to endure. Perhaps a lesson to all. The characters were well thought out with Jack Lark being particularly appealing as a great opportunist who could make full use of the situations that arose. Well done that man & may he long prosper if only the benefit himself & show a thumb to the establishment of the period. His exploits kept me interested right to the very end & I look forward with great anticipation to his further adventures.