This series of novels about the Royal Navy tells the story of young Kydd, who is pressed into service on a British ship in Kydd (Kydd Sea Adventure. Kydd has ratings and reviews. Librarian note: alternate-cover edition of Thomas Paine Kydd, a young wig-maker from Guildford, i. The Thomas Kydd series is a series of novels based on the historical fiction and adventure genres, written by the well known English author Julian Stockwin.

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That premise – having a protagonist to be a forcibly-pressed seaman instead of an officer – was initially the most promising thing about this book. Available for immediate download. March 18, Discovering Kydd: The author writes from the experience of service in the Royal Navy and has traveled to all the sites of his stories.

The year is He becomes so much impressed by their hard work that he himself decides to complete the full training and become a true sailor.

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Hello, Ben — it was released in the UK on May 18 in hardback, ebook and audio download. Originally hailing from Guildford, Kydd had the dream of joining the Royal Navy. Opal has written over novels with multiple book series such as the Dirty Talk series and the Abducted series. I started the Kydd series last September and have just completed Treachery. The second novel of the series was published in the year by the SCribner publishing house. Given that most readers of this genre will be familiar with the more popular authors, this adventure provides a different perspective on the historical events of this period.

Kydd and Renzi are shipped to the Caribbean. Julian Stockwin was sent at the age of fourteen to Indefatigable, a tough sea-training school. Julian Stockwin born in Basingstoke, Hampshire, England stockwinn an author of historical action-adventure fiction.

Will probably read the next book or two. In julia book we don’t merely see sailors gathered ’round the capstan bars, their horny feet slapping the deck while a fiddle strikes up a lively tune, kydd get a sense that this was a hard, brutal, backbreaking job. The Napoleonic wars at sea as seen from the lower decks. The Prime Minister of the wtockwin at that time, Pitt seemed to be under a lot of pressure from the highest authorities in the realm in order to prepare his naval force and make an active move in the sea.


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Happy not be overwhelmed with nautical vocabulary, and willing to try the next book to see how the story develops. Jan 25, Brenda rated it it was amazing. Notify me of new posts via email.

Kydd (Kydd Sea Adventures, #1) by Julian Stockwin

It’s a shame there’s this flimsy non-entity of a protagonist getting in the way of the explanation of a ship’s rigging. This novel was not as good as the later one, but this novel gave me a taste of the nautical life among common seamen. I thoroughly enjoyed this story, and I look forward to the next in the series!

Sep 01, Eric rated it really liked it. Kydd Sea Adventures 1 – 10 of 22 books.