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H.M.S. Ulysses

Alistair MacLean

H.M.S. Ulysses

by Alistair MacLean

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Published by Ulverscroft Large Print Books .
Written in English

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  • Large Print

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    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages592
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7778079M
    ISBN 100708904718
    ISBN 109780708904718

    About the Book About the Author 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. H.M.S. Ulysses by MacLean, Alistair , William Collins, London ISBN This is a classic that tells the story of a convoy heading towards Murmansk in winter The book describes the conditions in which the convoy men had to survive. Lots of U-boat action. Highly recommended!

    Jun 02,  · H.M.S. Ulysses by MacLean, Alistair, Publication date Topics World War, Publisher Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. American Libraries. Uploaded by Andy Wilcoxon on June 2, SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata)Pages: Oct 15,  · Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital mercedesgo.com projects include the Wayback Machine, mercedesgo.com and mercedesgo.comes:

    pages. Paperback book. Pages and binding are presentable with no major defects. Minor issues present such as mild cracking, inscriptions, inserts, light foxing, tanning and thumb marking. Overall a good condition item. Paper cover has mild edge. Reprinted. pages. Pictorial dust jacket over red cloth. Pages are moderately tanned with noticeable foxing throughout. Slight crinkling to paper at gutters, however binding remains firm. Brown marks to pages, text is not affected. Thumb-marking.


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H.M.S. Ulysses by Alistair MacLean Download PDF EPUB FB2

Alistair MacLean’s “H.M.S. Ulysses” is an entertaining tale of the horrors of the Arctic convoys to Russia during World War II. It is, just that, entertaining -- while sometimes lapsing into “soap opera.” A back cover blurb states “H.M.S. Ulysses is in the same class as The Cruel Sea.” I disagree/5.

Jan 08,  · H.M.S. Ulysses [Alistair MacLean] on mercedesgo.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The story of men who rose to heroism, and then to something greater, H.M.S.

Ulysses takes its place alongside The Caine Mutiny and The Cruel Sea as one of the classic novels of the navy/5(). men who rose to heroism, and then to something greater, "H.M.S. Ulysses" takes its place alongside "The Caine Mutiny" and "The Cruel Sea" as one of the classic novels of the navy, its men and its ships, at war.

It is vintage MacLean -- and unforgettable. "High-powered dramatics." San Francisco Chronicle/5(). In fiction form, this is the story of the Murmansk run — and of the attempt to get convoy, FF77, through, under the inadequate protection of a few cruisers, most of them outmod. The Ulysses had been a lucky ship, fast, equipped with radar, with a captain who was worshipped by his crew.

But Captain Vallery and his officers and men had taken more than humans should be asked to take- and when. H.M.S. Ulysses. Reading H.M.S. Ulysses — as I recently did for the first time () — sharpens one's insight into Alistair MacLean.

His earliest novel, written at a publisher's request after he'd won a short story competition the previous year (in ), H.M.S. Ulysses draws heavily on MacLean's experiences in the Royal Navy during World War II. Alastair MacLean is famous for his action plots and in many ways HMS Ulysses conforms to type.

The book opens with a mutiny. The crew has had a bellyful of the Russian convoys: 4 hours sleep a day, hundreds of days at a stretch in 60 below weather, TB rife below decks, and nothing to eat but corned beef sandwiches/5(26).

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 mercedesgo.com is the compelling story of Convoy FR77 to Murmansk – a voyage that pushes men to the limits of human endurance, crippled by enemy attack and the bitter cold of the Arctic.

Jun 01,  · MacLean's HMS Ulysses is a classic book of man against man but more importantly, man against the sea. Set in the brutal Murmansk Run, this book is an account of the men of a ship marked out from the rest of the Royal Navy by a resistance to discipline.5/5(5).

Alistair MacLean's HMS Ulysses by Alistair MacLean. Publication date Usage Public Domain Mark Topics War, Thriller Language English. The novel that launched the astonishing career of one of the 20th century’s greatest writers of action and suspense, Alistair MacLean. An acclaimed classic of heroism and the sea in World War II.

HMS Ulysses was the highly acclaimed debut novel by the Scottish author, Alistair MacLean, based upon his experiences in the Royal Navy and the dangerous Arctic convoys of the Second World War.

Yet the book very nearly didn't happen. A publisher had to persuade a reluctant MacLean to write it after he'd won a local short story competition. Get this from a library. H.M.S. Ulysses. [Alistair MacLean] -- British light cruiser on the sea road to Murmansk during the World War. The two and a half years he spent aboard a wartime cruiser were to give him the background for HMS Ulysses, his remarkably successful first novel, published in He is now recognized as one of the outstanding popular writers of the 20th century, the author of twenty-nine worldwide bestsellers, many of which have been filmed, including The 4/5(32).

Author: Alistair Maclean. H.M.S. Ulysses. Title: H.M.S. Ulysses. Category: books. We appreciate the impact a good book can have. We all like the idea of saving a bit of cash, so when we found out how many good quality used books are out there - we just had to let you know!Seller Rating: % positive.

Get this from a library. H.M.S. Ulysses. [Alistair MacLean] -- All is not well aboard a British light cruiser guarding a convoy on the murderous sea route to Murmansk during World War II. This book contains 5 novels. I am familiar with 3 that became movies.

The books were better then the movies. Where Eagles Dare and the Guns of Navarone are /5. He went on to write many adventure stories that were popular and quite good but have what I call "very little meat on their bones".

H.M.S. Ulysses is a WWII tragedy that I think the Greeks would have appreciated and has some scenes in it that I have remembered and mentally wept over for many years. I highly recommend it.5/5(1). Millicent (Milly) Bloom - Molly and Leopold Bloom’s fifteen-year-old daughter, who does not actually appear in Ulysses.

The Blooms recently sent Milly to live in Mullingar and learn photography. Milly is blond and pretty and has become interested in boys—she is dating Alec Bannon in Mullingar. H.M.S.

Ulysses has 4 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace I have read this book several times over the years and I think it's one of the best books I've ever read. I believe that it's the first book Mr.

Maclean wrote. He went on to write many adventure stories that were popular and quite good but have what I call "very 5/5(1). Leopold Bloom Joyce's 20th-century Odysseus-Ulysses figure; his wife is Molly, and he is an ad canvasser for the Freeman's Journal.

For further discussion, see Character Analyses. Marcus J. Bloom This Bloom is the dental surgeon mentioned in "The Wandering Rocks." He is no relation to the protagonist, and his name provides one of the "traps" in.

Ulysses by Alistair MacLean. ebook. Sign up to save your library. Kindle Book OverDrive Read Adobe EPUB eBook MB; Alistair MacLean (Author) Alistair MacLean, the son of a minister, was brought up in the Scottish Highlands.

In he joined the Royal Navy. After the war he read English at Glasgow University and became a teacher. HMS Ulysses was a U-class destroyer of the British Royal Navy that saw service during World War mercedesgo.com was later converted into a Type 15 fast anti-submarine frigate, with the new pennant number FCommissioned: 23 December Sep 23,  · H.M.S.

Ulysses, first published instarts off with 15 lines from one of those poems everybody likes, Alfred Lord Tennyson's "Ulysses," a cool map of the voyage described in the novel, and a cool diagram of the fictional light cruiser on which the novel takes place.

Then we get down to the novel, all pages of it.MacLean's HMS Ulysses is a classic book of man against man but more importantly, man against the sea. Set in the brutal Murmansk Run, this book is an account of the men of a ship marked out from the rest of the Royal Navy by a resistance to discipline/5(12).