When Captain Guy Sherbrooke joins HMS Reliant in 1943, he knows he may be her last Captain. Sister battleships have been destroyed, and Sherbrooke cannot alter the bitter truth that there will be no half measures for HMS Reliant.
©1997 Douglas Reeman (P)2014 Audible, Inc.
Douglas Reeman is a master at bringing to life the Royal Navy at war, he draws the listener or reader into the triumphs and tragedy of the war at sea!
His characters are believable and you really get a sense of the life and times they are living through.
I would be remiss if I also didn't mention his ability to bring the ships to life, they are as much a character in the story as the people who serve in them!
The listener may recognise aspects of the story that mirror that of the famous Royal Navy Battleship HMS Warspite , her story has been told in numerous books but I'd recommend the one simply titled WARSPITE!
If you like a good sea story with full, believable characters, you'll enjoy this book!
I listen nearly every day whilst painting, fife scotland
yes maybe in a few months/years
its just a good story
if you like Reeman you will not be disappointed one of his best.
"Another great Reeman story"
Yes, I have trouble pronouncing all the British language correctly and I enjoy the read's enthusiasm during battles and action events.
This was another great Reeman book and another great audiobook. I really enjoyed it. All his books follow the same vein: misunderstood Captain (with unruly hair) meets girl with issues, meets commanding officer thats a monster etc. But the good dies all win in the end. A truly fun story.
The battle with the KMS Minnden
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