The African Queen

C. S. Forester (Author)
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Description

Central Africa, 1914; Rose Sayer, a thirty-three year-old English woman, is left alone when her missionary brother dies. Her only route out is aboard The African Queen , a steam-powered launch captained by Cockney mechanic, Charlie Alnutt. Determined to do her bit for the war effort and to avenge her brother, Rose persuades Charlie that they should attack the German gunboat, the Koenigin Luise . And so begins a most unlikely alliance and love affair, as Charlie and Rose venture down the treacherous Ulanga river encountering danger and adventure at every turn.

This beautiful Macmillan Collector's Library edition of The African Queen by C. S. Forester features an introduction by the award-winning author and journalist, Giles Foden.

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Product Details

Price
£9.99  £9.29
Publisher
Pan Macmillan
Publish Date
18 May 2017
Language
English
Type
Hardback
EAN/UPC
9781509826773

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