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The Thunder and the Flame

Alexander Fullerton / Terry Wale
An exciting reconstruction of the heroic fight of Sir Richard Grenville in his famous galleon the Revenge on the last day of August 1591 from the bestselling author Alexander Fullerton. The Revenge of 500 tons fought alone for 15 hours against a fleet of Spanish galleons who were each of them three times her size. Sir Richard Grenville stands out as one of the most dramatic characters in England’s history. Cousin of Sir Walter Raleigh and lifelong rival of Sir Francis Drake soldier sailor and above all servant of the Queen: Grenville saw his moment seized it in a supreme gamble into which he threw his life his ship his seamen and his reputation. All he stood to gain was honour.

  • Published by Soundings
  • Fiction/Non-FictionFiction
  • Genre Adventure
  • Target Audience Adult
  • Released 1st March 2010
  • Duration 05 Hrs. 43 Mins.
  • ISBN 9781407941660