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Last Action Hero of the British Empire: Cdr John Kerans 1915-1985

1949, the beginning of the Cold War: Lt-Cdr John Kerans, stuck in a desk job In Nanking, is suddenly called upon by the Admiralty to go to the rescue of a naval frigate, HMS Amethyst, which has been caught in the crossfire of the Chinese civil war...In this thrilling account of the 'Yangtse Incident', Nigel Farndale captures all the excitement that surrounded Kerans's unexpected hour of glory - and all the polgnancy of his inevitable later fall from grace.

Agent: Jon Wood
Territories: Allworld: The Short Book Company
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