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Re: CS Forester
Posted by Peter Ewell on 7/30/2020, 11:23 am, in reply to "Re: CS Forester
I agree entirely with Kevin...both The Good Shepherd and The Ship were written in haste during the war and suffered accordingly. I also like Rifleman Dodd and The Gun, though neither is nautical...
The Good Shepherd in all honesty isn't one of his better books.
The Hornblower series is, to my mind, much better, as is The African Queen, Brown on Resolution.
"The Ship" is based on HMS Penelope and the Sirte convoy actions, and is similar I think to The Good Shepherd.