The Cruel Sea

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Burford Books, 1951 - Fiction - 520 pages
29 Reviews
A powerful novel of the North Atlantic in World War II.

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Review: The Cruel Sea (Classics of War)

User Review  - Gary Letham - Goodreads

The film of the book has been one of my favourite war films for many years. It is a powerful exploration of the nature of war, especially so soon after the end of the war. I was interested to see how ... Read full review

Review: The Cruel Sea (Classics of War)

User Review  - Harv Griffin - Goodreads

This is Nicholas Monsarrat's best work, in my opinion, and it falls into the "Must Read" category for WWII fans. Actually, it's the only Monsarrat book that really works for me as entertainment. I've ... Read full review

Contents

BEFORE THE CURTAIN
3
Skirmishing
79
Graff ling
137
Copyright

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About the author (1951)

Monsarrat served on the Royal Navy during World War II and later joined governement service.