A maritime adventure originally published in 1951. Set in the Second World War, two ships and their crews of about a hundred and fifty men are involved in defending Atlantic convoys against impossible odds. In the CLASSICS OF NAVAL LITERATURE series.
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A novel as large as its theme - which is the War at Sea; as deep as its setting - the whole Atlantic; as human as the men who fought the packs of U-boats to bring the convoys through.About the Author:
Nicholas Monsarrat served in the Royal Navy during World War II and later joined governemnt service. He died in 1979.
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Book Description Cassell & Company Limited, 1953. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. No jacket. A few small marks to covers. 328pp. Bookseller Inventory # 012736
Book Description Hardback. Book Condition: Fair. A readable copy of the book which may include some defects such as highlighting and notes. Cover and pages may be creased and show discolouration. Bookseller Inventory # GOR006023851