The Ship That Died of Shame and Other Stories

The Ship That Died of Shame and Other Stories

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Crime, Mystery, Adventure, Thrills – all to be found in this short story collection commencing with ‘The Ship that Died of Shame’, where a former Navy gunboat is used for smuggling by ex-servicemen down on their luck in post-war society. A further nine stories complete a volume which contains many twists and turns and hard hitting drama.
Crime, Mystery, Adventure, Thrills – all to be found in Nicholas Monsarrat’s short story collection commencing with ‘The Ship that Died of Shame’, where a former Navy gunboat is used for smuggling by ex-servicemen down on their luck in post-war society. In ‘The Reconciliation’ a husband employs private detectives, but then changes his mind about a divorce once their findings are revealed; and in ‘Licensed to Kill’ a honeymoon soon turns into a manhunt when a former Royal Marine Commando employs the tricks of his trade. A further seven stories complete a volume which contains much to satisfy the reader, with many twists and turns and hard hitting drama.

Publisher: Looe, Cornwall : Stratus Books, 2013, c1959
ISBN: 9780755142590
Branch Call Number: FIC MON
Characteristics: v, 241 p. ;,22 cm.

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