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HALFHYDE ORDERED SOUTH., McCutchan, Philip.

Author Name    McCutchan, Philip.

Title   HALFHYDE ORDERED SOUTH.

Publisher    Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London, 1979, first edition.

Seller ID   22358

220 pp, 8vo (8 11/16" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0297776843 Sixth novel in the "Halfhyde" series. "Lieutenant St Vincent Halfhyde, RN, finds himself once again under the thumb of his old compatriot, the incoherent and blustering Captain Watkiss, on a diplomatic mission to Chile. Under the guise of a steaming party delivering an obsolete battleship, HMS Meridian, to the Chilean government, Watkiss and Halfhyde learn from the Foreign Office official representative that their real pu rpose is to safeguard British interests in South America threatened by aggressive action on the part of the Germans. Before setting out in the old ironclad, news arrives that a British Admiral has been detained in Valparaiso, and that the w i l y V i c e -Admiral von Merkatz is steaming full ahead in that direction. The Meridian hastily leaves port in pursuit, but while she is still in British waters, Detective Inspector Todhunter from the Metropolitan Police is put aboard, and ano th er t as k i s ad de d to Halfhyde's mission: to track down Todhunter's old enemy Sir Russell Savory, top civil servant turned traitor, who has escaped from prison and is suspected of being in league with von Merkatz. Halfhyde is the first to s igh t v on Mer ka tz, s oon af ter coaling at Madeira, and the race to Valparaiso is on." Faint cigarette odor, light wrinkling at top of spine, tiny soiling speck on fore-edge of textblock, minor edge rubbing. Dust jacket has light wrinkling at top of spi ne a nd rear fl ap-f old, light browning at top inside edge. Very Good/Very Good

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