The Galleon's Grave : Henry Gresham

  • by Martin Stephen
  • Narrated by Michael Tudor Barnes
  • Series: Henry Gresham
  • 13 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

It is 1588, and King Philip of Spain has assembled a great fleet and army to crush the English and end Queen Elizabeth's reign.One man who has inside knowledge of this event is the young Henry Gresham. His good looks, youth, and wealth are the envy of some at court, so his position as spy for Walsingham further endangers his life. When he finds himself sailing on the Armada during his mission to spy on Sir Francis Drake, he's not entirely sure who his enemies are....

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What the Critics Say

"A terrific book." (The Spectator)
"Stephen has a feel for the momentory decisions that can help to shape the course of history - as well, of course, as the cowardice, vainglory and greed." (The Times)

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Customer Reviews

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I loved it!

This is the most enjoyable book I have read in a long time. The History is quite a big part of this, and if you know the History it will add to your enjoyment, but it is a great action fillled listen without that. A brilliant naration as well!
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- Rachel

Well worth listening.

Fascinating listen, great characters and plot.
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- Elizabeth Davies

Book Details

  • Release Date: 08-04-2008
  • Publisher: Oakhill Publishing Ltd