Ramage's Challenge (The Lord Ramage Novels) (Volume 15)

By Dudley Pope

Admiralty spies are attempting to find British officials and allies trapped at the mainland, between them Ramage's old flame, Gianna, the Marchesa di Volterra. Ramage returns to the Tuscan coast, the place Bonaparte holds a gaggle of hostages for an unknown fate.

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He unrolled a map of southern Tuscany. It lined from Cecina at the coast, eastwards throughout to Siena, and ended with Arezzo forming the head right-hand nook. Then it ran south to incorporate Perugia, passing simply east of Orvieto, after which all the way down to the border with Lazio. It the border westward, skirting Lake Bolsena, arriving again on the coast among Montalto di Castro and Capalbio. there has been a lookout tower at Montalto and, he remembered vividly, the following one north: the Torre di Buranaccio. numerous lifetimes in the past (or so it appeared) he had landed there with Jackson to rescue a gaggle of Italian aristocrats who have been escaping simply prior to Bonaparte’s advancing troops. one in every of them was once presupposed to be the elderly Marchesa di Volterra, unintentionally an outdated pal of his mom and dad. Damnation, what misunderstandings had arisen while it transpired that the Marchesa used to be, actually, younger and gorgeous (and wilful, too! ), the daughter of the single that they had anticipated. one way or the other the Torre di Buranaccio (where at one aspect within the false impression she had aimed a pistol at him and was once particularly ready to fireplace it) used to be a starting. It had introduced him to the awareness of Nelson, then after all just a commodore, and Lord St Vincent (then merely Sir John Jervis, because the conflict for which he obtained his earldom and title—and during which Commodore Nelson and Lieutenant Ramage had performed an exhilarating part—had now not but taken place). Maps, he reminded himself firmly and stared down on the one unfold at the table, laden to forestall it rolling up back. So there it used to be, a touch skewed sq. of land with the small lump of Argentario striking off the left-hand nook. Argentario was once a diamond-shaped, mountainous island, joined to the mainland through causeways. among them at the mainland used to be the small fortified city of Orbetello, yet extra vital, the northern causeway joined the mainland simply contrary the place the song to Pitigliano grew to become inland from the through Aurelia, which ran alongside the coast just a couple of yards inland and alongside which such a lot of Roman armies had marched to and from Rome. in order that music might be from the through Aurelia. After a few miles it went during the first village, which used to be now not as monstrous as its identify, los angeles Barca del Grazi, and whose sole value appeared to be that it used to be a fork the place one other tune branched left to many extra hill cities, forming a sequence around the foot of Monte Amiata. Damnation, it was once not easy to persist with the music with no traipsing off alongside the part roads of boyhood thoughts, whilst he and his mom and a pair of coachmen (there have been lots of bandits around the Maremma, and highwaymen lurked close to motels favoured through filthy rich travelers) explored Tuscany. they'd stayed at lots of the hill cities, the place the hotels have been so small that regularly mom and son occupied the single to be had rooms, and the 2 coachmen needed to resort with neighbors of the innkeeper. And a church equipped after 1300 was once considered as fresh. So at the street to Pitigliano…. That was once the shortest and simplest technique through street, and except happening to Montalto di Castro and taking the road—little greater than a song that ran alongside the sting of Lake Bolsena, twisting to come back into Pitigliano from the east, the other direction—it was once the single manner.

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