Douglas Reeman Sunset

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1941: to the residents and defense forces of the Crown Colony of Hong Kong, the war in Europe remains remote. Even the massive build-up of Japanese forces on the Chinese border cannot dent their carefree optimism. Yet one man suspects the truth. Lieutenant-Commander Esmond Brooke, captain of HMS Serpent and a veteran of the cruel Atlantic, sees all too clearly the folly and incompetence of Hong Kong's colonial administration. To Brooke, attack by Japan seems inevitable. But, in war, there will always be some who attempt the impossible, even in the face of death. This is the story of one ship and her company who refuse to accept the anguish of defeat and surrender to a merciless enemy.

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Douglas Reeman did convoy duty in the navy in the Atlantic, the Arctic, and the North Sea. He has written more than 30 novels under his own name, including The Deep Silence, The Pride and the Anguish, and Winged Escort, and more than 20 bestselling historical novels featuring Richard Bolitho under the pseudonym Alexander Kent.

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"One can almost smell the sea and the burning oil" Sunday Express "Mr Reeman writes with great knowledge about the sea and those who sail on it" The Times

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