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Red Daniel by Duncan MacNeil
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Red Daniel (1973)

by Duncan MacNeil

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The Scots journey home is diverted to fight the Boers in their rebellion against the Queen. Ogilvie is spying again with another damsel to be saved. The Battle for Spion Kop is disaster for both sides as modern weaponry demand new and very different tactics. The Thin Red Line will not serve. ( )
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New surroundings, a new war, but the same taste for danger and intrigue After six years in north-west India, Captain James Ogilvie and his regiment assume that their long stint overseas has come to an end. But then they are informed that instead of heading for home, they are bound for South Africa to aid the Kimberley Relief Force in the Boer War. No sooner have they arrived than Ogilvie is involved in a daring project to rescue a priceless diamond known as the Red Daniel from the heart of besieged Kimberley. And this mission itself is caught up in an intrepid plot of intrigue and spying instigated by those at the very top.… (more)

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