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The Sharks by Jens Bjørneboe

The Sharks (1974)

by Jens Bjørneboe

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This book is about the ship "Neptun", sailing from Marseille to Lyon. The story is pretty much an allegory, where the whole crew on the ship represents mankind.

The tale itself is a real sea novel, and the crew´s conflicts makes the book really captivating. ( )
  ThereseW | Mar 24, 2008 |
The Sharks is a fine sea-adventure tale. It is also a social and political novel -- but even at its most obvious doesn't feel too obvious. Indeed, it's all very artfully done -- making The Sharks a fine introduction to Bjørneboe's writing, too.
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