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H. M. S. Ulysses.

Alistair MacLean

H. M. S. Ulysses.

by Alistair MacLean

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Published by Collins in London .
Written in English

  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    LC ClassificationsPZ4.M1626 H, PR6063.A248 H
    The Physical Object
    Pagination320 p.
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6191782M
    LC Control Number55057324

    Hardcover. Condition: Good. photo of actual book. all pages clean no marks no dedications. inside of back cover diagrammatic drawing of H M S Ulysses. accept e discount 2 or more books. Seller Inventory # abG More information about this seller | Contact this seller H.M.S. Ulysses Author Maclean Alistair Illustrator John Rose Format/binding Hardcover Book condition Used - Very Good Jacket condition Very Good Edition First Edition Binding Hardcover Publisher Collins Place of Publication St James's Place, London Date published Keywords FICTION ACTION ADVENTURE NAVAL MILITARY WAR Size 8vo - over 7¾.

    We seek books that take a specific and unique focus, a focus that can differentiate a book and make it stand out in a crowd. I found a great image for the cover of my book! Where do I send it? Do not send original artwork, photographs or manuscripts of which you do not retain a copy. Ok, I’m ready to submit my book idea, what should I include? 1. H. M. S. Ulysses (Signed) by MacLean, Alistair Seller Robert's Bookshop Published Condition Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Edition First Edition; First Printing.

    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. This year marks the th anniversary of the first appearance of James Joyce’s Ulysses—it was first serialized in The Little Review between March and December —and today is the 96th anniversary of its very first publication in book form, by Sylvia ’s also Joyce’s birthday, by the way, and no—that isn’t a coincidence.

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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.

The characterisations in MacLean's book are excellent and so are the descriptions of the harsh environment and the vesssels within which the action takes place.

Sometimes the pace of the story feels a little too fast and the enemy actions can feel a bit contrived - though I'm mindful that Alistair MacLean was in the Navy and has a far better /5().

Do yourself a favor and lie back and start with "H.M.S. Ulysses". Read more. 6 people found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. Waldo. out of 5 stars War is Hell, even in the brutally frigid conditions of the Artic Sea.

Reviewed in the United States on Decem /5(). 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. H.M.S. Ulysses Author MACLEAN, Alistair Format/binding Hardcover Book condition Used - Near Fine Jacket condition Near Fine Quantity available 1 Edition First Edition.

Binding Hardcover Publisher Collins & The Book Society Place of Publication London Date published Size 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Ulysses, novel by Irish writer James Joyce, H. M. S. Ulysses. book published in book form in The stylistically dense and exhilarating novel is generally regarded as a masterpiece and is constructed as a parallel to Homer’s Odyssey.

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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.

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Alistair MacLean Omnibus: Volume 2: s, Force 10 Ten from Navarone, and, When Eight Bells Toll (Collectors Choice Series) MacLean, Alistair ISBN X ISBN Price: £   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. 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.

HMS Ulysses is, in my humble opinion, the greatest book ever written. I've read more books in my lifetime than I can recall and not one of the has the absolute, heart-rending power of this one. Maclean produced something beyond that of most writers, of most people, in HMS Ulysses he made a story which grips you tightly from the first paragraph.

The novel that launched the astonishing career of one of the 20th century’s greatest writers of action and suspense – an acclaimed classic of heroism and the sea in World War II.

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Now reissued in a new cover style. Constant patrols have pushed the crew of the HMS Ulysses beyond the limits of endurance. And now they must be put to sea 5/5(2).