“The storytelling has an easy mastery; the prose is lean and muscular, without a word wasted. How well Kent knows his stuff! Not just the jargon of the high seas — the pawls and maintops and the quarter-boats and the catheads — but the psychology of naval men in uniform.” —Sunday Telegraph
About the Author
Alexander Kent is the author of twenty-seven acclaimed books featuring Richard Bolitho. Under his own name, Douglas Reeman, he has written over thirty novels and two-non-fiction books.From the Hardcover edition.