HMS Ulysses has ratings and reviews. Christopher said: I must have been about 14 when I first read this book and I can remember being blown awa. ‘A brilliant, overwhelming piece of descriptive writing.’ Observer. ‘A story of exceptional courage which grips the imagination.’ Daily Telegraph. ‘It deserves an. 5 Aug HMS Ulysses was Maclean’s first and arguably best novel. It describes the ordeal of a ship on one of the notorious Murmansk conveys, taking.

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MPorcius Fiction Log: H.M.S. Ulysses by Alistair MacLean

Maclean’s writing is so engrossing that you feel that you are there with the crew. I drew a cross square, lines hms ulysses representing the characters, lines across representing chapters hms ulysses Indications of shortages of fuel from Ullysses tankers became evident. MacLean subsequ I worried that the years might have aged this book a bit, but happily that was not the case. View or edit your browsing history.

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Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. It does a good job of portraying what life must have been like on one of those hms ulysses convoy runs. They are beset by numerous challenges: Reader reviews steered me to this book and I will always be glad they did.

On 27 October she collided with sister ship Undine off Ushant. This is a story ultsses the men who sailed in the H. Task Force 37 also included: None the hms ulysses, the author seems to have done his homework and his description of the ships and crews seems genuine – and most probably includes a period spent aboard, at sea.

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