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The Nylon Pirates [Unknown Binding]

Nicholas Monsarrat
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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  • Unknown Binding: 314 pages
  • Publisher: Cassell (1970)
  • Language: English
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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5.0 out of 5 stars Guaranteed to make you Laugh Out Loud!!! 6 Oct 2013
Format:Kindle Edition
This has got to be one of the funniest books I ever read! Brilliant prose, superbly orchestrated as only to be expected of the great Nicholas Monsarrat! But be warned.. a 'sea cruise' as you have experienced or can envisage will never be the same again! In fact your life will never be the same again! I would half expect such a deviously constructed plan of actions from a woman.. but from a man?! Well, it's quite alarming.. an eye-opener to say the least. All I can say is 'beware'! Terrorism comes in strange packages.. and this is the strangest!

Author of: CHECKMATE and Veiled Madness and soon to be: [...]
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5.0 out of 5 stars like monsarrat 10 Jun 2013
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
Read this about thirty years ago and loved it then. Even better on re-reading it after recommending it to friends as one of the best fiction books EVER after reading hundreds of fiction books since,.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Re-reading. 12 May 2013
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
Old novel, but great writing. Monsarrat never disappoints. first read it years ago, but merits a re-read. Would make a great film.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Synopsis 13 Nov 2008
Contains five stories: If Only They Could Talk by James Herriot, Ring Of Bright Water by Gavin Maxwell, A Cat In The Window by Derek Tangye, Elephant Bill by J.H.Williams, and Encounters With Animals by Gerald Durrell
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