Dudley pope books list of books by author dudley pope thriftbooks. Series was designed to cover groups of books generally understood as such see wikipedia. Ramage s trial the lord ramage novels book 14 ebook. Ramage books are, of course, of that genre and this being the 14th book of the series youd think it was getting old by now but i have to say i felt this was the most enjoyable ramage in a long long while. It has been over thirty years since i last read this book and perhaps because i have read a great deal more historical naval fiction in that time, i find myself having real doubts about a ramage book. See the complete lord ramage series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. Buy ramage s trial by dudley pope online at alibris. Buy ramages trial by dudley pope from waterstones today.
In action, his ship was torpedoed and he spent 14 days at sea in an open lifeboat. Nicholas ramage debuted into the publishing world in 1964 when ramage, the first novel in the series was published. Ramage was an officer in the royal navy during the napoleonic wars. The book is an easy readnot so much detail or naval jargon that the reader gets lost. Pope began what was to become an impressive series with ramage 1965 and, over the next 24 years, produced 17 more novels tracing lord ramage s career. The captain would like nothing better than to sail home. During the napoleonic wars, lord ramage served as an officer in the british royal navy. The complete series list for the lord ramage novels dudley pope. I remember not particularly enjoying the trial section, but i had forgotten the deranged captain of hms jason.
See all books authored by dudley pope, including ramage, and ramage and the drum beat, and more on. Pope falsified his age in order to enlist in the british. Pope falsified his age in order to enlist in the british merchant navy during world war ii. Browse author series lists, sequels, pseudonyms, synopses, book covers, ratings and awards. I have followed the ramage series of books in the order they were written and this has to be the dullest so far. A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. Forester to try his hand at fiction as he saw the younger writer as his literary heir. Dudley pope has 56 books on goodreads with 21452 ratings. Ramage s trial the lord ramage novels book 14 mar 1, 2002. Discover audiobooks audible originals best sellers authors. Dudley popes nicholas ramage books in order fantastic fiction. Dudley bernard egerton pope was born in 1925 into an ancient cornish seafaring family. The lord ramage novels complete series set volumes 118.
Pope wrote so much about the sea because he was a sailor. It was this information that triggered me to obtain this book and give pope a try. Ramage is likable, perhaps too much so with the crew. For some reason im nuts for fiction about the royal navy during napoleonic times. He was torpedoed during the second world war and resulting spinal injuries plagued him for the rest of his life. Get this book free when you sign up for a 30day trial. Most of the novels are based on real events in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. He was particularly very famous for writing the lord ramage book series and the ned yorke series of novels. Buy a cheap copy of ramage s trial book by dudley pope. Dudley pope was a british author who was best known for his lord ramage series of historical fiction novels. This book reminds me a little of hornblower, but ramage, as both a book and character, is a lot more interesting than hornblower. Thriftbooks sells millions of used books at the lowest everyday prices.
Captain lord ramage and the calypso return from devils island, but ramage s new wife sarah is missing. Read ramage s trial by dudley pope available from rakuten kobo. Ramage, finally reunited with his beloved sarah, hopes to spend at least a few quiet weeks with her. Author dudley popes complete list of books and series in order, with the latest. Nicholas, lord ramage is a fictional character, the protagonist of a series of sea novels written by dudley pope. The lord ramage novels free book with 30 day trial. Lieutenant lord ramage, in command of the triton brig, is escorting a convoy from barbados to jamaica, normally a routine and tedious chore. Listen to the complete the lord ramage novels book series. The story starts out with a mystery at sea but when it gets to the court martial it fizzles out into a copout. Dudley pope, steven crossley, audible studios skip to main content. Dudley pope 19251997 was a writer of nautical fiction. He went on to write carefully researched naval history and was urged by c. Written by dudley pope, audiobook narrated by steven crossley.
Click and collect from your local waterstones or get free uk delivery on orders over. The historical novels of the lord ramage series are the most notable works of author dudley. The lord ramage novels series in order dudley pope. The captain would like nothing better than to sail home immediately, but instead he is ordered to shepherd a lumbering convoy of merchant ships back to england. In this case, the customer care team will remove your account from autorenewal to ensure you are not charged for an additional year and you can continue to use the subscription until the end of your subscription term. Forester, pope was one of the most successful authors to explore the genre of nautical fiction, often compared to patrick obrian. Apparently forester encouraged pope to write fiction. Dudley pope dudley bernard egerton pope 19251997 served as a merchant navy midshipman during wwii and in 1944 became a naval defence correspondent of the london evening news. Dudley pope was an experienced naval officer, journalist and historian who has delighted generations of readers with thrilling stories of high adventure at sea. Ramage s trial by pope, dudley and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at.
You are eligible for a full refund if no shippingpasseligible orders have been placed. Ramage s trial has 4 available editions to buy at half price books marketplace. Fine in green cloth covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. Over the last 20 years or so i must have read most if not all of dudley popes ramage and ned yorke books several times, and i always enjoy rereading them, now of cause we can get the in the kindle format which is good because unlike ordinary books they will not deteriorate with age. Dudley pope, a naval defense correspondent of the london evening news, progressed to writing carefully researched naval history. He also delved heavily into nautical fiction and is one of the best known authors of that genre in his time. It is probably because it is the last book of the series dudley pope died before writing another book. Books go search hello select your address best sellers deals store help new releases. Forester urged pope to try his hand at fiction and saw the younger writer as his literary heir. It was on board ramage that author dudley penned all his stories until the year 1985.
Browse dudley pope s bestselling audiobooks and newest titles. It has been 2 days since i finished reading the book but still i have rereading details in my mind. Dudley pope lived aboard boats whenever possible, along with his wife and. Over the last 20 years or so i must have read most if not all of dudley pope s ramage and ned yorke books several times, and i always enjoy rereading them, now of cause we can get the in the kindle format which is good because unlike ordinary books they will not deteriorate with age. Online shopping from a great selection at books store. The story opens up with a sea battle and our ship sinking. Buy ramage s trial by dudley pope online at alibris uk. Ramage is to join nelsons fleet blockading the combined french and spanish navies in the. Nicholas ramage, commander of his majestys cutter kathleen, will enjoy a highly successful career and survive some of the most perilous adventures experienced by any british naval officer. Dudley pope is well known, both as the creator of the ramage novels and as a distinguished naval historian. The story of the trial is good, but pope wastes space and my time with minor character discussions, mostly related to pre or. Ramages trial book by dudley pope 4 available editions. Ramage s trial captain lord ramage and the calypso return from devils island, but ramage s new wife sarah is missing.
Order of dudley pope books dudley pope was a british author who was best known for his lord ramage series of historical fiction novels. Download the the lord ramage novels audiobook series and listen anywhere, anytime on your iphone, android or windows device. Discover more authors youll love listening to on audible. Get the audible audio editions of the the lord ramage novels series from the. The lord ramage novels series in order dudley pope fictiondb. He was torpedoed during the second world war and resulting spinal inj. Ramage being the third lieutenant on ship sibella, nicholas lord ramage assumes control when the captain of the vessel and the 1st and 2nd lieutenants are wiped out of the face of the earth by a fire that came from the french ship. I found some parts boring, too much description about putting up sails. Ramages trial has 4 available editions to buy at half price books marketplace. I have followed the ramage series of books in the order they were written and this has to be.
Dudley pope books list of books by author dudley pope. In a fine dust jacket with the price clipped from the front flap. Sign in to download and listen to this audiobook today. Pope had written several nonfiction books about naval history. Dudley bernard egerton pope 29 december 1925 25 april 1997 was a british writer of both nautical fiction and history, most notable for his lord ramage series of historical novels. Ramage series which follows the exploits of lord nicholas ramage during the. Read ramage by dudley pope available from rakuten kobo. In response to the novel, orville prescott wrote that dudley pope has kept his story scudding along before a fine wind, and therewith predict that lieut. You cannot receive a refund if you have placed a shippingpasseligible order. The final boat that author dudley and kay pope lived on together was a 54 foot wooden yacht called ramage. Dudley pope was a renowned author of the british origin, who was well known for writing historical fiction and nautical fiction books. Our hero becomes the captain of a sinking ship and the start of his troubles.
He is a contemporary of horatio hornblower, but unlike the latter, who never fought in a large fleet battle, ramage participated in both the battle of cape st. Pope began what was to become an impressive series with ramage 1965 and, over the next 24 years, produced 17 more novels tracing lord ramage. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. Oct 23, 2000 over the last 20 years or so i must have read most if not all of dudley popes ramage and ned yorke books several times, and i always enjoy rereading them, now of cause we can get the in the kindle format which is good because unlike ordinary books they will not deteriorate with age. Captain lord ramage and the calypso return from want to read. Nicholas, lord ramage is a fictional and the main character in a series of novels written by english author dudley pope. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Ramages diamond by dudley pope and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. He joined the merchant navy at the age of sixteen and spent much of his early life at sea. Pope s dashing young hero, nicholas ramage, must outwit and out last all enemies foreign and domestic. Oct 23, 2000 ramage s trial by dudley pope, 97818423248, available at book depository with free delivery worldwide. Like many concepts in the book world, series is a somewhat fluid and contested notion. Possible ex library copy, thatll have the markings and stickers associated from the library.
Signin to download and listen to this audiobook today. Buy dudley pope ebooks to read online or download in pdf or epub on your pc, tablet or mobile device. Fiction novels of dudley pope about nicholas ramage and ned yorke with chronology. Ramages trial the lord ramage novels book 14 ebook. Ramages trial book by dudley pope half price books marketplace.1506 1474 1014 1523 423 619 545 1238 1642 1653 1351 778 1508 1262 690 1506 626 366 1050 108 1186 1108 327 1507 4 1389 540 1239 1010 542 839 324 1506 1497 610 1417 177 964 747 1316 450 913 1299 793 327 955 526 24 335 614 460