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The Distant Ocean

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What is being said about The Distant Ocean

This is an easy read, conflict and action to the fore, with ...excellent seafaring descriptions. Easily and heartily recommended for those who enjoy the period, good writing and an escape to exotic locations and times past .


Richard Tearle - Discovering Diamonds Book Review

The Alexander Clay novels are splendid, supremely gripping chronicles of Nelson’s navy.

George Jepson - Editor, Quarterdeck Magazine

Allan not only weaves good tales, but provides the necessary blend of nautical understanding and context within an accurate historical framework; thus, his characters become familiar, yet they remain properly 18th Century.

Scott Laidig - Authorized biographer of General Al Gray, the 29th Commandant of the Marine Corps

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