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    Soldier of the Queen

    £7.99
    Drew Selkirk, a young Border ploughman, falls out with the landed Drongans, joins the army, and finds himself in action in the Boer War. Selkirk is trapped in the besieged town of Kimberley. Seconded to a unit of irregular horse, Selkirk uses his knowledge of horsemanship to outwit the Boers, while struggling with conflicting romantic encounters.
    ISBN: 9780954412111
    AuthorMalcolm Archibald
    Pub Date01/03/2006
    BindingPaperback
    Pages260
    Availability: In Stock

    Drew Selkirk, a young Border ploughman, falls out with the landed Drongans, joins the army, and finds himself in action in the Boer War. The terrible set-piece early battles are vividly described as Selkirk is trapped in the besieged town of Kimberley. Seconded to a unit of irregular horse, Selkirk uses his Borders knowledge of horsemanship to outwit the Boers, while struggling with conflicting romantic encounters.

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    Drew Selkirk, a young Border ploughman, falls out with the landed Drongans, joins the army, and finds himself in action in the Boer War. The terrible set-piece early battles are vividly described as Selkirk is trapped in the besieged town of Kimberley. Seconded to a unit of irregular horse, Selkirk uses his Borders knowledge of horsemanship to outwit the Boers, while struggling with conflicting romantic encounters.