Based on a true story, this novel describes an attempt by a German merchant ship to return to Germany from Brazil across the enemy-infested Atlantic. Other novels by the author include "The Eagle has Landed", "Night of the Fox", "Solo", and "A Prayer for the Dying".
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August, 1944. Across the enemy-infested Atlantic, the ancient three-mastered ship the "Deutschland" battles home from Brazil on the eve of the Fatherland's final defeat. But it turns out to be a battle for basic human survival, uniting friend and foe against man's oldest enemy - the sea.Review:
‘Terrific’ Daily Telegraph
‘An Epic’ Sunday Times
‘100% proof adventure’ New York Times
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Book Description Penguin, 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 014027359X