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And they're off!,
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This review is from: Walls of Jericho - A Cavalry Tale (Kindle Edition)
This is sub-titled "A Cavalry Tale" and is the first in a projected series of Napoleonic stories. It gallops off to a good start. The book is in two parts - the first setting up the relationship of the two main characters in England, then moving to Portugal at the beginning of the Peninsular War.
I really liked the first half. Hopkins knows his horses and is very good on country-lore, giving an enjoyable sense of place.
Then it's off to war and an inevitable visit to Sharpe-land. We get enjoyable baddies, wilful heroines and a good impression of the fog of battle.
The series and the war are underway - it will be fascinating to see how Wellington's campaigns are seen through the eyes of these engaging cavalrymen.