THREE CORVETTES: An Anthology of Naval Stories, by Nicholas Monsarrat. From the Cassell Military Paperback Series. (Novel)
Nicholas Monsarrat, author of acclaimed literature such as "The Cruel Sea," has given us more tales of heroism, fear and death in these novelettes about the Royal Navy. Himself a naval hero, Monsarrat's stories easily blend fiction into fact and back again, so that the reader eventually succombs to the reality of the stories. Seven novelettes or short stories are offered: The Longest Love, The Longest Hate; Three Corvettes; I Was There; A Ship To Remember; HMS Marlborough Will Enter Harbour; It Was Cruel; and The Ship That Died of Shame. Softcover. 342 pages.