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Centering in around HMS Ulysses, a cruiser, the story traces the journey of a crew that has just fought off mutiny to Murmansk. A line of taxing hardships awaits their voyage in this terrific portrayal of war. This was Alistair MacLean’s first book!
What makes this book stand out?
The suspense and representation of the realities of war.
Read it for
A chilling and realistic outlook on the aspects of war.
Don't read it for
A happy ending. War never has a happy ending!