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Sunset By Douglas Reeman

Sunset
by Douglas Reeman

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Douglas Reeman's 30th naval thriller1941To the residents and defence forces of the Crown Colony of Hong Kong, th war in Europe remains remote. Lieutenant-Commander Esmond Brooke, captain of HMS Serpent and a veteran of the cruel Atlantic, sees all too clearly the folly and incometence of Hong Kong's colonial administration.
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Sunset by Douglas Reeman

Douglas Reeman's 30th naval thriller 1941 To the residents and defence forces of the Crown Colony of Hong Kong, th war in Europe remains remote. Even the massive build-up of Japanese forces on the Chinese border cannot dent their carefree optimism. Yet one man suspects the truth. Lieutenant-Commander Esmond Brooke, captain of HMS Serpent and a veteran of the cruel Atlantic, sees all too clearly the folly and incometence of Hong Kong's colonial administration. To Brooke, attack by Japan seemsinevitable. But, in war, there will always be some who attempt the impossible, even in the face of death. This is the story of one ship and her company who refuse to accept the anguish of defeat and surrender to a merciless enemy...

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Sunset Reviews


"One can almost smell the sea and the burning oil" * Sunday Express *
"Mr Reeman writes with great knowledge about the sea and those who sail on it" * The Times *

About Douglas Reeman


Douglas Reeman did convoy duty in the navy in the Atlantic, the Arctic, and the North Sea. He has written over thirty novels under his own name and more than twenty bestselling historical novels featuring Richard Bolitho under the pseudonym Alexander Kent.

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GOR000690521
Sunset by Douglas Reeman
Douglas Reeman
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Cornerstone
2007-06-07
288
0099502356
9780099502357
N/A
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