Dando on Delhi Ridge Author:William Clive Joseph Dando - petty thief, disappointed lover, member of the Royal Rifle Corps - joined the Queen's army to help squelch the Sepoy Rebellion in India. — But once there, he and his fellow soldiers had to battle more than mutinous "Pandies." Disease, the desert, and the burning sun added to the brutality of the slow and arduous war. With bulldog s... more »punk, Dando fought it all just to stay alive - and rose to the heights of heroism.
"The Sepoy Rebellion of 1857 has everything a blood-and-thunder novelist dreams of: suspense, violence unending, a gaudy period background....with all these natural advantages, the pseudonymous William Clive can hardly miss - and he doesn't."