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HMS Ulysses

Alistair MacLean / Denis Quilley
The novel that launched the astonishing career of one of the 20th century’s greatest writers of action and suspense - an acclaimed classic of heroism and the sea in World War II.Constant patrols have pushed the crew of the HMS Ulysses beyond the limits of endurance. And now they must be put to sea again to escort a vital supply convoy heading for Murmansk. As they head deep into the frozen waters they are faced not only with the fierce arctic weather but a swarm of airborne attacks German ships then the feared U-boats all hellbent on destroying the convoy. With each day threatening another sudden attack and increasing hardships aboard the frozen ship Ulysses suffers greater damage trying to protect the other vessels. And soon the journey becomes a tense and deadly game of cat and mouse between the crippled cruiser and her silent pursuers.In this epic tale of military fiction the best of its kind the crew of HMS Ulysses is pushed to their limits embodying the true spirit of adventure. The story unfolds as a top-class classic where every day is a battle for survival against the relentless German forces.For fans of Frederick Forsyth (The Veteran) Nevil Shute (Pastoral) Ken Follett (The Armour of Light) Edward Marston (Murder in Transit) and Eric Ambler (Judgment on Deltchev).

  • Published by HarperCollins UK
  • Fiction/Non-FictionFiction
  • Genre War
  • Target Audience Adult
  • Released 5th February 2007
  • Duration 02 Hrs. 43 Mins.
  • ISBN 9780007257522