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The Pride and the Anguish Hardcover – Apr 2 1973


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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Hutchinson; New impression edition (April 2 1973)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0090874404
  • ISBN-13: 978-0090874408
  • Product Dimensions: 18.8 x 12.8 x 3 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 322 g
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #576,207 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

DOUGLAS REEMAN did convoy duty in the navy in the Atlantic, the Arctic, and the North Sea. He has written over thirty novels under his own name and more than twenty bestselling historical novels featuring Richard Bolitho under the pseudonym Alexander Kent. --This text refers to the Mass Market Paperback edition.

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8 of 9 people found the following review helpful
Tale of one of the War's Wrenching Tragedies Dec 13 2000
By Andrew S. Rogers - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover
In a war filled with terrible shocks, the fall of Singapore in 1941 was, for the British, one of the worst. Impregnable from the sea, Singapore collapsed before a Japanese force fighting its way through the 'impenetrable' jungle of the Malay Peninsula. Only at the last moment did the civilians on Singapore realize the danger they were in. And then they'd do anything to get out.
This novel features two of Reeman's standard characters: the crusty, traditional, martinet career Royal Navy officer, and the young R.N. reserve officer, unpolished but skilled, and increasingly experienced as the war progresses. As is common in many Reeman novels, the tension between these two men drives much of the story in the early part of the book, until they both realize that, as another hero of the era might have put it, the problems of two little people don't amount to a hill of beans in this crazy world. By the time they figure that out, they've got bigger problems, like how to make it out alive.
As noted, this novel has many of the things that cause some people to call Reeman's novels 'formulaic.' But I think it's a darn good formula, personally, and Reeman is a good enough story teller that even if some of the characters seem vaguely familiar, the story itself still draws you in and keeps you reading.
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
A Classic June 2 2011
By John - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Mass Market Paperback
One of the best war stories I have read. And it was written back in, I believe from 1959. If you like strong plots then this is a truly classic read. The characters were so well defined.
Glad to re-read this title on my kindle March 10 2014
By Joburgpaul - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Kindle Edition Verified Purchase
Reeman at his best. A thoroughly enjoyable story told by a master.
A must read for anyone who enjoys Douglas Reeman.
Always a good read! March 1 2014
By Bartley Burns - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
I have worn out the paperback I bought back in the early 70's. It was the first book by Douglas Reeman that I had read and is still by far my favorite. The way it is written, the depth of the characters as it goes on, the twists near the end... I know they are coming, but it is still very much alive and interesting to me even after having read it over 30 times. Thank you, Mr. Reeman.
Great Story of Early WW2 in the Pacific Dec 28 2013
By Art - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
This is a great Douglas Reeman story about the Royal Navy in Singapore during the Malaya campaign in 1942. Really highlights the internal struggle of a military trying to come to grips with the change from peace time to war.

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