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Cruel Sea

Nicholas Monsarrat

Cruel Sea

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Published by Ulverscroft Large Print Books .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages768
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11236835M
ISBN 100708981712
ISBN 109780708981719


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The Cruel Sea (novel) - Wikipedia. "The Cruel Sea" is a great book and a must purchase for anyone wanting to learn more about naval warfare in the north Atlantic.

Read more. 3 people found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. Cited by: The Cruel Sea is the story of the crew of a newly commissioned corvette, Compass Rose, a ship that forms part of the escort to merchant convoys during World Cruel Sea book II.

The crew are mostly inexperienced /5. The Cruel Sea is perhaps the finest novel written out of World War II. It is drawn on the actual service in the Royal Navy of the author.

It is the story of two ships, maybe men, German Cited by: So a good sea yarn is likely to catch my eye. Because of the intriguing review of a GR friend (thanks Matt) I went looking for and ordered this book, "The Cruel Sea" by Nicholas Monsarrat and I think it is /5(16).

Based on the author's own vivid experiences, The Cruel Sea is the nail-biting story of the crew of HMS Compass Rose, a corvette assigned to protect convoys during World War II.

Darting back and forth. an in the world and there was, at the bottom of the box, a chart of the Black Sea. Lockhart, contemplating this, had murmured: ‘What a long war it’s going to be,’ and Bennett, overhearing, had countered: ‘It’ll 4/5(32).

‘The Cruel Sea’ was made into a classic film starring Jack Hawkins. After the war he became a director of the UK Information Service, first in Johannesburg, then in Ottawa. Established as a sort after writer 4/5(32). Directed by Charles Frend. With Jack Hawkins, Donald Sinden, John Stratton, Denholm Elliott.

The World War II adventures of a British convoy escort ship and its officers/10(K). But the men are the stars of the story. The only heroines are the ships and the only villain the cruel sea itself."" And so it is, this engrossing, enormous record of the years and on intoof Atlantic. Book Source: Digital Library of India Item : Monsarrat, ioned: ble.

Nicholas Monsarrat, the British amateur sailor turned author who wrote the best‐selling novel “The Cruel Sea” and two dozen other books, died of cancer Tuesday in a London : Eric Pace.

The Cruel Sea or Cruel Sea may refer to: The Cruel Sea (novel), a war novel by Nicholas Monsarrat The Cruel Sea book Sea ( film), a war film made of the above book, starring Jack Hawkins The Cruel /10(). The Cruel Sea is the account of one crew aboard a RN ship, whose wartime job was to escort convoys of merchant ships across the Atlantic to bring much-needed supplies to an island locked in a dreadful war.

The sea is indeed cruel. Almost crueller are the German U boats who attack both convoys and their escorts. The book /5(). About the Book. The Cruel Sea is a novel by Nicholas Monsarrat. It follows the lives of a group of Royal Navy sailors fighting the Battle of the Atlantic during World War II.

It contains seven chapters. Starring Richard Pasco as Lieutenant-Commander Ericson. The BBC have dramatised this famous novel on several occasions, but this version from is my own personal favourite as I. TALES FROM PLANET EARTH: The Road to the Sea; Hate; Publicity Campaign; The Other Tiger; The Deep Range; If I Forget Thee Oh Earth; The Cruel Sky; The Parasite; The Next Tenants; Saturn.

About this Item: Alfred A. Knopf, New York, Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. First Edition, Near Fine Book, no jacket, clean tight unmarked rough cut pages, full.

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Darting back. A powerful novel of the North Atlantic in World Wat II, this is the story of the British ships Compass Rose and Saltash and of their desparate cat-and-mouse game with Nazi U-boats.

First Brand: Burford Books. The highly acclaimed 'Cruel Sea' is one of the all time great naval and war thrillers. The film was a smash hit when released and both it and the book continue to enjoy undiminshed popularity. It covers not /5().

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Aug. 11, ; did a yeoman job in crystallizing the book's salient action and words. A powerful novel of the North Atlantic in World Wat II, this is the story of the British ships Compass Rose and Saltash and of their desparate cat-and-mouse game with Nazi U-boats. First /5(9).

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Action in the game is fast-paced - with six or more ships per. Based on the author's own vivid experiences, The Cruel Sea is the nail-biting story of the crew of HMS Compass Rose, a corvette assigned to protect convoys in World War Two.

Darting back and forth 5/5(2). The Cruel Sea is an exceptional exception. Firstly it is based on a superb book, secondly it is well cast with Jack Hawkins at the height of his powers playing Captain Ericsson and thirdly it is well abridged.

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Millions of lives were saved. With great relief the film "The Cruel Sea" was all I had hoped. My father who had been the captain of five warships during the "Battle of the Atlantic", including two corvettes, and who had lived for five years the very pages of Nicolas Monsarrat's book /5().

The Cruel Sea is famous for its graphic depiction of North Atlantic convoy duty. Having spent virtually all of World War II as an officer on escort ships, Monsarrat draws upon his experience to show what life. The Cruel Sea is a novel about life on a Flower-class corvette in the Royal Navy in World War II, written by Nicholas Monsarrat.

The main plot focuses on two Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve Sub. The Cruel Sea Book Summary and Study Guide. Nicholas Monsarrat Booklist Nicholas Monsarrat Message Board. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of The Cruel Sea; After the great powers of Europe. The Cruel Sea. Product Details.

Category: books SKU: CDB Title: The Cruel Sea Author: Nicholas Monsarrat Book binding: Paperback Publisher: Penguin Year of publication: Condition: Seller Rating: % positive. I don't read much historical fiction, but I occasionally make exceptions since this book relates very closely to naval history and is semi-autobiographical.

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