Download or read book The Cruel Sea written by Nicholas Monsarrat and published by House of Stratus. This book was released on 2011-12-30 with total page 500 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The highly acclaimed 'Cruel Sea' is one of the all-time great naval and war thrillers. It covers the battle of the Atlantic and the people who fought it - their domestic triumphs, tragedies, worries and ambitions.The film was a smash hit when released and enjoys undiminished popularity, along with the book.
|Author||: Gale, Cengage Learning|
|Publisher||: Gale Cengage Learning|
|Release Date||: 2016-07-12|
|Pages||: 21 pages|
|Rating||: 4.4/5 (13 download)|
Download or read book A Study Guide for Nicholas Monsarrat's "The Cruel Sea" written by Gale, Cengage Learning and published by Gale Cengage Learning. This book was released on 2016-07-12 with total page 21 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A Study Guide for Nicholas Monsarrat's "The Cruel Sea," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Novels for Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Novels for Students for all of your research needs.
Download or read book Decades Never Start on Time written by Michael Temple and published by Bloomsbury Publishing. This book was released on 2019-07-25 with total page 288 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Richard Roud, film writer and co-founder and director of the New York Film Festival, was one of the most influential film critics of the twentieth century. Renowned for his close relationships with French New Wave directors such as Godard and Truffaut, he played a key role in bringing European art cinema to the attention of American and British audiences. This anthology brings together selected writings from his published works with previously unpublished archival material – from an unfinished study of Truffaut, to extracts from his books on film-makers such as Straub-Huillet and Ophüls, and articles for The Guardian and Sight & Sound. Charting Roud's journey through the world of film festivals and film criticism from the 1950s to the 1980s, Decades Never Start on Time provides a fascinating insight into the flourishing film culture of the era. With a preface by David Thomson.
Download or read book Doctor Who-Guide 1/3 written by compiled from Wikipedia pages and published by Dr Googelberg and published by Lulu.com. This book was released on with total page 432 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:
Download or read book The Real Cruel Sea written by Richard Woodman and published by Pen and Sword. This book was released on 2011-07-06 with total page 800 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: For the British, the Battle of the Atlantic was a fight for survival. They depended on the safe transit of hundreds of convoys of merchant ships laden with food, raw materials and munitions from America to feed the country and to keep the war effort going, and they had to export manufactured goods to pay for it all. So Britain's merchant navy, a disparate collection of private vessels, became the country's lifeline, while its seamen, officially non-combatants, bravely endured the onslaught of the German U-boat offensive until Allied superiority overwhelmed the enemy.In this important, moving and exciting book, drawing extensively on first-hand sources, the acclaimed maritime historian Richard Woodman establishes the importance of the British and Allied merchant fleets in the struggle against Germany and elevates the heroic seamen who manned them to their rightful place in the history of the Second World War.
Download or read book Scotland's Cruel Sea written by Robert Jeffrey and published by Black & White Publishing. This book was released on 2014-11-06 with total page 256 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: High cliffs jutting out into the Atlantic and the North Sea, many hundreds of rocky skerries, deep sea lochs, dangerous unseen reefs, powerful tides and gales that batter the land fiercely from all points of the compass...Scotland has a coastline of immense beauty and danger, and its cruel sea has claimed many lives down the years. Disaster at sea is a poignant part of Scotland's history, and in this chilling and awe-inspiring book, bestselling author Robert Jeffrey tells the compelling stories of the victims of the ocean deeps. Car ferries, fishing boats, troopers, pleasure yachts and Navy vessels of all sorts, including submarines, have gone to the bottom. And in brave attempts to save those in danger with lifeboats, many have died. Including the famous tales of the Princess Victoria, the ill-fated Kl3 submarines, the Longhope lifeboat and the Iolaire, Scotland's Cruel Sea remembers the maritime tragedies that made headlines and became part of the folk memory of a seagoing nation.
Download or read book The Cruel Sea Retold written by Bernard Edwards and published by Naval Inst Press. This book was released on 2008 with total page 214 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Bernard Edwards recounts the history that Nicholas Monsarrat used as the basis of his famous adventure novel, The Cruel Sea, which tells the tale of British ships trying to evade destruction by U-boat wolf packs hunting them in the North Atlantic. This work--a factual retelling--describes the actions of the three British convoys featured in the novel, first detailing the experiences of Convoy OG 71 when it attempted to sail from Liverpool to Gibraltar on 14 August 1941 with twenty-two merchantmen and eight escorts. During the trip, ten ships were lost without a single U-boat being sunk, and the convoy had to seek refuge in Lisbon. A month later, Convoy HG 73 sailed from Gibraltar with twenty-five merchantmen and thirteen escorts. Ten more ships were lost and only one U-boat was damaged. British fortunes began to improve when Convoy HG 76 sailed from Gibraltar in December with thirty-one merchantmen and a heavy escort of fifteen warships. During a six-day running battle, five U-boats were sunk and seven British ships lost.
Download or read book Delivering Dreams written by Geoffrey Macnab and published by Bloomsbury Publishing. This book was released on 2015-11-23 with total page 272 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Film Distributors are the unsung heroes of cinema. Without them, the film industry would grind to a halt. Drawing on the archives of the Film Distributors' Association (FDA), as well as on interviews with leading British distributors of today, Delivering Dreams tells the, largely unacknowledged, story of how films were, and are, brought to British cinema-goers. It profiles some of the most flamboyant and controversial figures involved in UK distribution over the last 100 years, ranging from the founders of huge companies to visionaries who have launched small art house labels. Geoffrey MacNab also explores how the sector has reacted to a rapidly changing market and technological environment, from the transition to sound in the late 1920s to the spectre of TV in the 1950s and the move to digital in the 2000s. Ranging from the films of Charlie Chaplin to The King's Speech, and published to coincide with the centenary of the FDA's creation in December 1915, this book highlights the crucial role that distributors have played in maintaining the solid foundations of the British film industry.
Download or read book British Film Character Actors written by Terence Pettigrew and published by Rowman & Littlefield. This book was released on 1982 with total page 224 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This informed, highly readable account of 65 great British cinema character actors recalls such highlights of film history as Alec Guiness's obdurate commanding officer in The Bridge on the River Kwai, the chilling screen presence of Peter Cushing, and the hilarious bungling of Ian Carmichael in I'm All Right Jack.
|Author||: Jules Verne|
|Publisher||: Strelbytskyy Multimedia Publishing|
|Release Date||: 2020-08-27|
|Pages||: 22647 pages|
|Rating||: 4.:/5 ( download)|
Download or read book Complete Works of Jules Verne (illustrated): A Jorney To The Centre Of The Earth, From The Earth To The Moon, The Floating Island, The Children Of Capitan Grant, Twenty Thousand Leagues Under The Sea written by Jules Verne and published by Strelbytskyy Multimedia Publishing. This book was released on 2020-08-27 with total page 22647 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Jules Verne, a 19th-century French author, is famed for such revolutionary science-fiction novels as “Around the World in Eighty Days” and “Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea”. He has sometimes been called the "Father of Science Fiction", a title that has also been given to H. G. Wells and Hugo Gernsback. In all, Verne authored more than 60 books (most notably the 54 novels comprising the “Voyages Extraordinaires”), as well as dozens of plays, short stories and librettos. He conjured hundreds of memorable characters and imagined countless innovations years before their time, including the submarine, space travel, terrestrial flight and deep-sea exploration. Verne is generally considered a major literary author in France and most of Europe, where he has had a wide influence on the literary avant-garde and on surrealism. Verne has been the second most-translated author in the world since 1979, ranking between Agatha Christie and William Shakespeare. Some of the works appear only in their original French texts, due to copyright restrictions. Table of Contents The Novels FIVE WEEKS IN A BALLOON PARIS IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A JOURNEY TO THE CENTRE OF THE EARTH FROM THE EARTH TO THE MOON THE FLOATING ISLAND THE ADVENTURES OF CAPTAIN HATTERAS THE CHILDREN OF CAPTAIN GRANT In Search of the Castaways or The Children of Captain Grant New Zealand In Search of the Castaways New Zealand AROUND THE MOON TWENTY THOUSAND LEAGUES UNDER THE SEA A FLOATING CITY THE ADVENTURES OF THREE ENGLISHMEN AND THREE RUSSIANS IN SOUTH AFRICA THE FUR COUNTRY AROUND THE WORLD IN EIGHTY DAYS THE MYSTERIOUS ISLAND THE SURVIVORS OF THE CHANCELLOR MICHAEL STROGOFF THE COURIER OF THE CZAR OFF ON A COMET THE UNDERGROUND CITY DICK SAND: A CAPTAIN AT FIFTEEN THE BEGUM’S FORTUNE TRIBULATIONS OF A CHINAMAN IN CHINA THE STEAM HOUSE EIGHT HUNDRED LEAGUES ON THE AMAZON THE GREEN RAY THE SCHOOL FOR ROBINSONS KERABAN THE INFLEXIBLE KERABAN THE INFLEXIBLE OR ADVENTURES IN THE EUXINE THE ARCHIPELAGO ON FIRE THE STAR OF THE SOUTH MATHIAS SANDORF ROBUR THE CONQUEROR THE LOTTERY TICKET THE FLIGHT TO FRANCE THE WRECK OF THE CYNTHIA NORTH AGAINST SOUTH TWO YEARS HOLIDAY THE PURCHASE OF THE NORTH POLE FAMILY WITHOUT A NAME CESAR CASCABEL THE CARPATHIAN CASTLE CLAUDIUS BOMBARNAC FOUNDLING MICK THE WONDERFUL ADVENTURES OF CAPTAIN ANTIFER FACING THE FLAG CLOVIS DARDENTOR THE SPHINX OF THE ICE FIELDS THE NARRATIVE OF ARTHUR GORDON PYM OF NANTUCKET by Edgar Allan Poe NARRATIVE OF A. GORDON PYM THE SUPER ORINOCO LE SUPERBE ORÉNOQUE THE WILL OF AN ECCENTRIC SECOND FATHERLAND SECONDE PATRIE PREFACE THE VILLAGE IN THE TREETOPS LE VILLAGE AÉRIEN THE YARNS OF JEAN-MARIE CABIDOULIN LES HISTOIRES DE JEAN-MARIE CABIDOULIN THE KIP BROTHERS LES FRÈRES KIP TRAVELING SCHOLARSHIPS BOURSES DE VOYAGE DEUXIÈME PARTIE MASTER OF THE WORLD A DRAMA IN LIVONIA UN DRAME EN LIVONIE INVASION OF THE SEA L’INVASION DE LA MER THE LIGHTHOUSE AT THE END OF THE WORLD LE PHARE DU BOUT DU MONDE THE GOLDEN VOLCANO LE VOLCAN D’OR THE THOMPSON AGENCY AND CO. L’AGENCE THOMPSON AND CO. THE CHASE OF THE GOLDEN METEOR THE DANUBE PILOT THE SURVIVORS OF THE ‘JONATHAN’ THE SECRET OF WILHELM STORITZ ASTONISHING ADVENTURES OF THE BARSAC MISSION The Short Stories MARTIN PAZ THE BLOCKADE RUNNERS DR. OX AND OTHER STORIES MASTER ZACHARIUS A DRAMA IN THE AIR A WINTER AMID THE ICE THE FORTIETH FRENCH ASCENT OF MONT BLANC BY PAUL VERNE FRRITT-FLACC YESTERDAY AND TOMORROW LE HUMBUG AU XXIXe SIECLE L’ÉTERNEL ADAM A DRAMA IN MEXICO THE MUTINEERS OF THE BOUNTY IN THE YEAR 2889 IN THE YEAR 2889 AN EXPRESS OF THE FUTURE The Poetry VERNE’S POETRY À la morphine Sonnet La Cloche du soir Sonnet Connaissez-vous mon Andalouse La Fille de l’air À Herminie Le Génie Sonnet Hésitation À une jeune personne à la noble tournure, aux yeux grands et noirs. J’aime ces doux oiseaux Lorsque la douce nuit La Lune Sonnet La Mort Sonnet La Nuit Ô toi, que mon amour profond À Herminie. Quand par le dur hiver Sonnet Le Silence dans une église Sonnet La Vapeur Sonnet Vous êtes jeune et belle Sonnet The Plays VERNE’S PLAYS ONZE JOURS DE SIÈGE MICHEL STROGOFF The Non-Fiction I. THE EXPLORATION OF THE WORLD II. THE GREAT NAVIGATORS OF THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY III. THE GREAT EXPLORERS OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY
Download or read book The Hand of God written by Malcolm Ward and published by AuthorHouse. This book was released on 2015-08-07 with total page 528 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: We find Malcolm back in Africa. This time his sister, Linda and girl friend April are with him. He must find a safe way out for them all, while fighting off those who brought them to Africa. We find Malcolm trying to come to terms with his last ordeal. His strange thoughts and visions block his mind. He must fight his own demons before they destroy him. He finds it too hard to stay at home. Hes thrown out of university. He vows to keep his temper under control. He vows to stop killing. He thinks his killed too many bad men. Linda and April go missing. The trail leads him to a beautiful young lady, called Marie. Is she all that she seems? He most look for her first then save her, and all before he goes back to Africa. The screaming demon becomes a more powerful witch doctor. More than he could ever imagine.
Download or read book Britain Speaks Out, 1937-87 written by Robert J. Wybrow and published by Springer. This book was released on 1989-09-30 with total page 174 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A selection of the Gallup Poll's statistical results in Great Britain over the past 50 years, which attempts to chronicle the British peoples' changing views on many issues of their times and to show what the British public thought about events not only at home but also in the wider world.
|Author||: Jules Verne|
|Publisher||: Delphi Classics|
|Release Date||: 2013-11-17|
|Pages||: 19491 pages|
|Rating||: 4.9/5 (89 download)|
Download or read book Delphi Complete Works of Jules Verne (Illustrated) written by Jules Verne and published by Delphi Classics. This book was released on 2013-11-17 with total page 19491 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Jules Verne is a paramount literary figure, whose pioneering works have entertained readers for over a hundred years, laying the foundations of modern science fiction. Verne’s influence extends far beyond the realms of literature into the world of science and technology, where he inspired generations of scientists, inventors and explorers. This eBook offers the most complete collection ever compiled of Verne’s work in English translation, with numerous illustrations, rare novels and informative introductions. (Version 4) * Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Verne’s life and works * Concise introductions to the novels and other texts * 50 novels in English translation, with individual contents tables * French texts available for the 13 novels that cannot appear in English * Rare novels appearing for the first time in digital publishing * Images of how the books were first published, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts * Excellent formatting of the texts * Famous works are fully illustrated with their original artwork * Rare short stories * Includes Verne’s non-fiction masterpiece ‘Celebrated Travels and Travellers’ * Ordering of texts into chronological order and genres * UPDATED with revised texts, numerous illustrations and three rare translations: ‘The Castaways of the Flag’; ‘The Lighthouse at the End of the World’; ‘The Chase of the Golden Meteor’ Please note: sadly, a complete works of Verne in English is not possible due to copyright restrictions. To compensate for the 13 novels not available, the original French texts have been provided in their place (see the titles given in French below). As soon as new translations enter the public domain, they will be added to the eBook as a free update. CONTENTS: The Novels Five Weeks in a Balloon A Journey to the Centre of the Earth From the Earth to the Moon The Adventures of Captain Hatteras The Children of Captain Grant Around the Moon Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Sea A Floating City The Adventures of Three Englishmen and Three Russians in South Africa The Fur Country Around the World in Eighty Days The Mysterious Island The Survivors of the Chancellor Michael Strogoff Off on a Comet The Underground City Dick Sand: A Captain at Fifteen The Begum’s Fortune Tribulations of a Chinaman in China The Steam House Eight Hundred Leagues on the Amazon The Green Ray Godfrey Morgan Kéraban the Inflexible The Archipelago on Fire The Star of the South Mathias Sandorf Robur the Conqueror The Lottery Ticket The Flight to France The Waif of the “Cynthia” North against South Two Years Holiday The Purchase of the North Pole Family without a Name César Cascabel Mistress Branican The Carpathian Castle Claudius Bombarnac Foundling Mick The Wonderful Adventures of Captain Antifer The Floating Island Facing the Flag Clovis Dardentor An Antarctic Mystery Le Superbe Orénoque The Will of an Eccentric The Castaways of the Flag Le Village aérien Les Histoires de Jean-Marie Cabidoulin Les Frères Kip Bourses de voyage Master of the World Un Drame en Livonie L’Invasion de la mer The Lighthouse at the End of the World Le Volcan d’or L’Agence Thompson and Co The Chase of the Golden Meteor Le Pilote du Danube Les Naufragés du “Jonathan” Le Secret de Wilhelm Storitz L’Etonnante aventure de la mission Barsac The Shorter Fiction Martin Paz The Blockade Runners Dr. Ox and Other Stories Frritt-Flacc Hier et demain A Drama in Mexico The Mutineers of the Bounty In the Year 2889 An Express of the Future The Non-Fiction Celebrated Travels and Travellers Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse through our range of exciting titles or to purchase this eBook as a Parts Edition of individual eBooks
Download or read book The European Cinema Reader written by Catherine Fowler and published by Psychology Press. This book was released on 2002 with total page 296 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This comprehensive introduction to national cinemas in Europe brings together classic writings by key filmmakers such as Sergei Eisenstein, Luis Buñuel and John Grierson, and critics from Andre Bazin to Peter Wollen.
Download or read book Violets written by John Smith and published by Lulu.com. This book was released on 2007-01-14 with total page 477 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: It is one thing having a name or having made your name. But how does an ordinary John Smith born to a small tenant farmer of poor coal-riddled soil in unfashionable Derbyshire become a qualified accountant and work as a management consultant for the mighty Price Waterhouse? And not just at home base. We go to Singapore and India and many other places to live this story This is not a rags-to-riches tale. Rather a roller-coaster experience As many lows as highs, as many tears as laughter. Not a part life but a full one. Seven decades of change. Of rants and surprises You will be amazed. You will be swept along.
Download or read book Derbyshire Born written by John G Smith and published by Lulu.com. This book was released on 2008-12-02 with total page 121 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The year is 1942, the British are stoical but fearful, the war could go either way. A boy is born in middle England on a small tenanted farm that might be lost to the Germans. He knows nothing of this nightmare since the early years are idyllic. Hating school and failing the crucial exam, the omens are not good. But he is bright and works hard and against the odds gets an office job aged 15 and is plunged headlong into an adult world. A world of steam trains and post-war characters. It will take a big push to penetrate the realms of accounting and finance, yet it can be done. A time long gone. An endeavour as relevant as ever. Wallow in 1940's and 1950's England, it will be worth it
Download or read book Barn door to balance sheet written by John G Smith and published by Lulu.com. This book was released on 2010-09-30 with total page 366 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: It's 70's Britain and industry is rapidly reforming to prepare for a new age of opportunity and prosperity. John Smith a one time tenant farmer's son gives a compelling account of how his family came second in his race to the top of the Price Waterhouse consultancy ladder and then in corporate life. Be prepared for some frank admissions about where life lost out to work in the work/life balance, but more importantly whether it was all worth it and whether there is a life hereafter