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Dudley Pope (1925–1997)

Author of Ramage

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About the Author

Author Dudley Pope was born in Ashford, Kent, England on December 29, 1925. At the age of 16, he joined the Navy as a midshipman, but was invalided out when his ship was torpedoed the next year. He became a journalist for a newspaper in Kent and in 1944, became the naval and defense correspondent show more for the London Evening News. In 1954, he published his first book, Flag 4, which was followed by other books on historical accounts. He is best known for his Nicholas Ramage series, which follows the exploits of Lord Nicholas Ramage during the Napoleonic Wars. The first book of this 18-book series was published in 1965. He died on April 25, 1997. (Bowker Author Biography) show less

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Works by Dudley Pope

Ramage (1965) 414 copies
Ramage and the Drumbeat (1967) 281 copies
Ramage and the Freebooters (1969) 273 copies
Ramage's Diamond (1976) 228 copies
Governor Ramage R. N. (1973) 212 copies
Ramage and the Rebels (1978) 199 copies
Ramage's Prize (1974) 196 copies
Ramage's Mutiny (1977) 192 copies
The Ramage Touch (1979) 182 copies
Ramage's Signal (1980) 177 copies
Ramage & the Renegades (1981) 165 copies
Ramage's Trial (1984) 154 copies
Ramage's Devil (1982) 154 copies
Ramage at Trafalgar (1986) 153 copies
Ramage's Challenge (1985) 147 copies
Ramage and the Dido (1989) 139 copies
Ramage and the Saracens (1988) 137 copies
The Black Ship (1963) 134 copies
Life in Nelson's Navy (1981) 121 copies
Decision at Trafalgar (1959) 109 copies
Buccaneer (1981) 88 copies
Admiral (1982) 82 copies
Convoy (1979) 67 copies
Decoy (1983) 64 copies
Galleon (1986) 60 copies
Corsair (1987) 55 copies
Guns (1965) 32 copies
At 12 Mr. Byng was Shot (1962) 31 copies
Great War Stories (1974) — Contributor — 31 copies
England Expects (1959) 20 copies
La presa de Ramage (2004) 4 copies


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there's a chronology of the previous year at sea, the list of ships at the great battle, and an in depth study of the motives and strategy of both sides. this book was often reprinted.
DinadansFriend | 2 other reviews | Jan 4, 2024 |
Ramage is appointed to the Dido, a 74 gun ship of the line and is sent to the West Indies to blockade the French island of Martinique, scene of earlier adventure with the Calypso. Several successful actions ensue and the book ends with suspense over what his next orders will be.
ritaer | 2 other reviews | Mar 15, 2023 |
Ramage assigned to watch Cadiz for the French and Spanish fleets to emerge. When they do he is reminded that frigates such as the Calypso have no place in the line of battle but stay back to relay signals from one ship to another. But when Ramge spots the Hazrd, the twin to his French built Calypso, he cannot resist attempting her capture.
ritaer | 2 other reviews | Mar 8, 2023 |
Sent to rescue English hostages held in Italy, Ramage unexpectedly discovers his missing wife in 2nd set of hostages
ritaer | 3 other reviews | Mar 3, 2023 |



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