CAPTAIN FRANK, COMMANDER OF THE KATERIA

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Another great book review

Wednesday 2nd May 2012
Book review

A lovely review of the book that appeared in the Spring Edition of the Anglo-Hellenic Review a very important academic journal for both the UK Greek residents and also those involved in Greek history, literature and arts.  

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Maurice Abney-Hastings

Maurice was selected by local young talented artist, Jon Gidlow, as an interesting face for portrait competitions!! Jon is an artist working in the midlands who mainly concentrates on portraiture. He has studied at the London Atelier of Representational Art and is currently creating pictures to enter in to regional competitions and completing mural work.…

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Commander of the Karteria in the Leicester Mercury

2 weeks ago the Leicester Mercury featured a wonderful article about Captain Frank and the book. Click here to read the article.

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Maurice with Commander of the Karteria book (from the Alcester Chronicle)

Hard on the heels of the announcement that Maurice’s book had been accepted for the Runciman Prize comes the announcement that it is also now under consideration for the Criticos Prize! This prestigious prize was originally conceived by John D. Criticos, a ship owner and businessman who spent most of his professional life in London,…

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Commander of the Karteria Postcard

The Commander of the Karteria has been accepted for consideration for the Runciman Award in honour to the late Writer and Historian, Sir Steven Runciman. It is an annual award for a work about some aspect of Greece or the world of Hellenism published in English the previous year. The aim is to stimulate interest…

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We have been sent photographs of the ruins of the Russian Dockyard on Poros by Mark Notaras. Mark also has a fantastic blog that has featured stories about Captain Frank several times.

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Listen to an interview with me on euGreeka from the “Internet Radio” link on the eugreeka.com website. You can listen to it daily at 6, and 11 o’clock in the morning and again at 2 o’clock in the afternoon and at 7 o’clock in the evening (all times BST so if you are outside the…

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Maurice with Commander of the Karteria book (from the Alcester Chronicle)

Appeared in the Alcester Chrolicle An interview with me from the Alcester Chronicle published today featuring this wonderful picture.

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The PR effort started this week and has already produced a remarkable result. Three of the most prestigious specialists in the world of Maritime Magazines have requested a copy for review: Signals – the Magazine for the Australian National Maritime museum. In addition a copy is going into their research facility at their Vaughan Evans…

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One of the earliest reviews of Commander of the Karteria described it as being “as exciting as Hornblower – but real !!” So you can see what you think here is part of Chapter 10 as a sample – if you like it order the book!! Chapter 10 The fine morning of Saturday 29th September…

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