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Requiem For A Patriot

By Alexander Cordell

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A true and stirring saga of love and adventure during the ill-fated Chartist Rebellion from the author of Rape of the Fair Country

1839. The queen's realm is in the grip of revolutionary fervour. John Frost, idealistic
and charismatic leader of the South Wales Chartists leads his dispossessed
followers to Newport. Similar risings are planned throughout the land. these will
signal a new dawn: one that heralds the end of opression by a tyrannical ruling
class.

But the tide of history is not turning the rebels' way. And in the depths of his struggle
against a power that will severly punish him, John Frost finds succour in his
passionate and enduring love for his wife.

Biographical Notes

Alexander Cordell was born in Ceylon in 1914, was educated mainly in China and joined the army in 1932. After WWII, during which he served in France, he became a civil servant, spending three years in Hong Kong.

He wrote more than thirty novels including the highly acclaimed 'Mortymer Trilogy' - The Rape of the Fair Country, The Hosts of Rebecca and Song of the Earth. He died on 13 November 1997 aged eighty-three

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  • ISBN: 9781473603592
  • Publication date: 04 Sep 2014
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