The Cruel Sea

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Burford Books, 1951 - Fiction - 509 pages
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A powerful novel of the North Atlantic in World War II, this is the story of the British ships Compass Rose and Saltash and of their desperate cat-and-mouse game with Nazi U-boats. First published to great acclaim in 1951, THE CRUEL SEA remains a classic novel of endurance and daring.

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One of the classic naval adventure stories of World War II, Monsarrat's novel tells the tale of two British ships trying to escape destruction by wolf pack U-boats hunting in the North Atlantic. The ... Read full review

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BEFORE THE CURTAIN
3
Skirmishing
79
Graff ling
137
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About the author (1951)

Nicholas Monsarrat served in the Royal Navy during World War II and later joined governemnt service. He died in 1979.

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