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sink the Bismarck by C. S. Forester

sink the Bismarck (original 1959; edition 1959)

by C. S. Forester

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Title:sink the Bismarck
Authors:C. S. Forester
Info:Bantam Books (1959), Mass Market Paperback
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Sink the Bismarck! by C. S. Forester (1959)



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I love the movie version of this story, and finally found/purchased a copy for my reading pleasure. However, having recently read books by Edward L. Beach and Alistair MacLean, I was less than thrilled with Sink the Bismarck! It is a good, solid read, but it didn't grab me nor draw me in as those other authors' books did. I do recommend this book, but you might want to find a free copy first. My copy is going to be passed on to someone else who will enjoy it. ( )
  fuzzi | May 22, 2015 |
This is the first C. J. Forester I have read, but I believe i shall tackle another one as I liked his concise description. He paints the picture just well enough for me to see it in my mind's eye and that is what it is all about. That is why I do not like my style, my style is (probably like me) too loquacious, verbose, and sometimes pedantic. However, I get better as I get older. ( )
  andyray | Jun 28, 2011 |
Intended for young readers I believe, and little more than an outline of events, but still worth a read. Short. ( )
  goldenboat | May 30, 2007 |
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This is a story of the most desperate chances, of the loftiest patriotism and of the highest professional skills, of a gamble for the dominion of the world in which human lives were the stakes on the green gaming table of the ocean.
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In 1941, Hitler's deadly Bismarck, the fastest battleship afloat, broke out into the Atlantic. Its mission: to cut the lifeline of British shipping and win the war with one mighty blow. How the Royal Navy tried to meet this threat and its desperate attempt to bring the giant Bismarck to bay is the story C. S. Forester tells with mounting excitement and suspense.

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