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  • The Kappillan of Malta
    The Kappillan of Malta (English, Paperback) Nicholas Monsarrat

    A classic novel set in the siege of Malta 1940-1942 from the bestselling author of The Cruel Sea

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  • The Cruel Sea
    The Cruel Sea (Paperback) Nicholas Monsarrat

    Based on the author's own experiences, this book presents the story of the crew of HMS Compass Rose, a corvette assigned to protect convoys in World War Two. It offers descriptions of agonizing U-boat hunts. It tells of ordinary, heroic men who had to face a brutal menace which would strike without warning from the deep.

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  • The Whipping Boy
    The Whipping Boy (English, Paperback) Nicholas Monsarrat

    Ian Carrington betrays his pregnant wife, and his young brother-in-law then plans a terrible revenge. This is despite his own involvement with Ian's sister. There follows murder, blackmail and a very exciting and unexpected conclusion to this gripping tale set in a fashionable Swiss ski-resort.

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  • Castle Garac
    Castle Garac (English, Paperback) Nicholas Monsarrat

    Tom Welles thought ?what do I have to lose?' He is penniless and tasked with finding a lovely nineteen year-old French blonde, who has no family or ties and would not be missed by anyone. There were some difficulties and trials, such as having to find a medieval castle and also entertaining his employer's glamorous wife, but he saw it as all part of the job. Until his own life was in danger . . .

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  • The Cruel Sea
    The Cruel Sea (English, Paperback) Nicholas Monsarrat

    A powerful novel of the North Atlantic in World War II, telling the story of two British ships and their desparate cat-and-mouse game with Nazi U-boats.

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  • H M Corvette
    H M Corvette (Hardback) Nicholas Monsarrat $38.82
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  • The Story Of Esther Costello
    The Story Of Esther Costello (English, Paperback) Nicholas Monsarrat

    Young Esther Costello is deaf, dumb and blind. Discovered by a well-meaning American, she is whisked away for treatment, but without success. Her patron devotes her life to Esther's care, but public donations are diverted to a personal account. Then, Esther's faculties are restored, with shocking consequences.

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  • A Fair Day's Work
    A Fair Day's Work (English, Paperback) Nicholas Monsarrat

    Liverpool Docks, on Merseyside - a senseless strike threatens to delay the departure of an ocean liner. As the last of the passengers come aboard, the drama increases with the threatened walk-out of the stewards. Below deck, agitation and unrest mount as the tide water rises and the vital hour for sailing approaches.

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  • H M Corvette
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    H M Corvette (Paperback) Nicholas Monsarrat $24.60
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  • The Nylon Pirates
    The Nylon Pirates (English, Paperback) Nicholas Monsarrat

    A luxury liner awaits her passengers - men with mid-life crises, large bank balances and unforgiving wives; legacy-laden women looking for love and adventure; and divorcees with settlements to squander. But there are also twentieth-century pirates - suave, elegant, discreet and utterly unscrupulous.

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  • HMS Marlborough Will Enter Harbour
    HMS Marlborough Will Enter Harbour (English, Paperback) Nicholas Monsarrat

    In H.M.S. Marlborough Will Enter Harbour, an old sloop, homeward bound, is torpedoed, leaving her guns out of action, more than three-quarters of her crew dead, and radio contact impossible. But her valiant captain steadfastly refuses to surrender his ship... Two other stories make up this collection.

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  • HM Frigate
    HM Frigate (English, Paperback) Nicholas Monsarrat

    H.M. Frigate Colony ? American built, British-manned ? alert, seaworthy and ready. This is the true story of Lieutenant-Commander Nicholas Monsarrat's taking over the command of a Frigate in World War II. Written in his usual crisp and gripping way, it tells the story with full recognition of the men who served with him.

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  • Something To Hide
    Something To Hide (English, Paperback) Nicholas Monsarrat

    An act of kindness has grave consequences in this heart-rending novel about a young girl, pregnant and abandoned, and the man who helps her. When decent, compassionate Carter takes pity on this young girl, he is quickly drawn into an ordeal beyond his control.

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  • The Cruel Sea
    The Cruel Sea (Paperback) Nicholas Monsarrat

    A novel about the War at Sea; the whole Atlantic; and the men who fought the packs of U-boats to bring the convoys through.

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  • Smith & Jones
    Smith & Jones (English, Paperback) Nicholas Monsarrat

    Within the precarious conditions of the Cold War, diplomats Smith and Jones are not to be trusted. Their files reveal numerous indiscretions and drunkenness, but friends in high places ensure this doesn't count against them. However, when they defect, at all costs and by whatever means they must be silenced.

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  • The Time Before This
    The Time Before This (English, Paperback) Nicholas Monsarrat

    On the icy slopes of the great ice-mountain of Bylot Island, set against the metallic blue of the Canadian Arctic sky, Shepherd has a vision of the world as it used to be, before the human race was weakened by stupidity and greed.

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  • Master Mariner
    Master Mariner (English, Paperback) Nicholas Monsarrat

    This is Monsarrat's masterpiece, an epic tale of the sea and seafaring from the sixteenth century to the end of the twentieth. Mathew Lawe, a young sailor, is cursed after a spectacular act of cowardice to wander 'the wild waters till all the seas run dry', it is historical fiction beset by real events.

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