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  • HMS Ulysses

  • By: Alistair MacLean
  • Narrated by: Jonathan Oliver
  • Length: 13 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 11
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 10

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. The story of men who rose to heroism, and then to something greater, HMS Ulysses takes its place alongside The Caine Mutiny and The Cruel Sea as one of the classic novels of the navy at war. It is the compelling story of Convoy FR77 to Murmansk - a voyage that pushes men to the limits of human endurance.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great story

  • By Anonymous User on 24-02-2018

A wonderful, stirring tale of its time.

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Reviewed: 28-05-2017

For those interested in the Navy, and World War 2 in particular, you cannot do better than this marvellous story if the Murmansk run. Boldly written, and beautifully read.