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Allan Mallinson - Author


Brigadier Allan Mallinson was a serving cavalry officer. Besides the Matthew Hervey series, he is the author of Light Dragoons, a history of four regiments of British Cavalry, one of which he commanded, and a regular reviewer for The Times and the Spectator.

Allan Mallinson’s six previous novels featuring Matthew Hervey - A Close Run Thing, The Nizam’s Daughters, A Regimental Affair, A Call to Arms, and The Sabre’s Edge and Rumours of War, which were Sunday Times Bestsellers - are all available in Bantam paperback.

If you like Allan Mallinson you might also like to read books by Bernard Cornwell, Saul David and Patrick O'brian.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Allan Mallinson

Too Important for the Generals Losing and Winning the First World War by Allan Mallinson
Too Important for the Generals Losing and Winning the First World War
Allan Mallinson
One of the great questions in the ongoing discussions and debate about the First World War is why did winning take so long and exact so appalling a human cost? After all this was a fight that, we were told,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/06/2016
1914: Fight the Good Fight Britain, the Army and the Coming of the First World War by Allan Mallinson
1914: Fight the Good Fight Britain, the Army and the Coming of the First World War
Allan Mallinson
Through his book Allan Mallinson makes plain that in those critical first days of the war, if political and military judgement had been different then the “Great” war could have been radically altered- as would the following century. History, isolationism,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/07/2014
Rumours of War by Allan Mallinson
Rumours of War
Allan Mallinson
The sixth in his Matthew Hervey series, he of the Sixth Light Dragoons who now returns to the Peninsula in 1826 where the Spanish threaten and Hervey remembers his first taste of military action when he was a young cornet....
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/02/2005

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