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The cruel sea

The cruel sea

Author: Nicholas Monsarrat
Publisher: New York, Knopf, 1951.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
The story of two British ships and their crews in World War II.

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Genre/Form: Sea stories
War stories
Sea fiction
War fiction
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Monsarrat, Nicholas, 1910-1979.
Cruel sea.
New York, Knopf, 1951
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Monsarrat
ISBN: 1580800467 9781580800464
OCLC Number: 367107
Description: ix, 509 pages 22 cm
Responsibility: Nicholas Monsarrat.


The story of two British ships and their crews in World War II.


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Great read for seagoers

by MABonner (WorldCat user published 2010-04-28) Good Permalink

    The Cruel Sea, by Nicholas Monsarrat, is a great read that shows the building characters of newly commissioned officers heading into a war on the sea.  The focus is on two ships, the Compass Rose and the Saltash, and their crews during World War II.  It takes place from...
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