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The Last Roundhead

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"They say I am the last of them alive; they say I am the last roundhead."

Ancestor to Colonel Blimp, Sir Blandford Candy is an irascible old drunk with a hatred of poets and a love of hats. After an argument with his new neighbour Alexander Pope, he looks back on his life and the start of the Civil War.Young Blandford sets off for London following an illicit affair with his brother's betrothed and joins the army to fight the King, taking part in the battles of Edgehill and Turnham Green.As he bounces from battlefield to bedroom, Blandford unmasks Cavalier plots, earns the enmity of the King's agents and uncovers an attempt to steal thousands. All whilst dealing with murderous brothers, scheming sisters and puritan displeasure. Flashman meets the Three Musketeers in a picaresque romp through Stuart England.

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Paperback Editions

August 2015 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: The Last Roundhead
Author(s): Jemahl Evans
ISBN: 1-909374-64-4 / 978-1-909374-64-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Holland House Books
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Kindle Editions

October 2015 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Last Roundhead
Author(s): Jemahl Evans
Publisher: Holland House
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August 2015 : UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Last Roundhead
Author(s): Jemahl Evans
Publisher: Caerus Press
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