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5.0 out of 5 stars Guaranteed to make you Laugh Out Loud!!!, 6 Oct 2013
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Greer Noble (Africa (London based)) - See all my reviews
This review is from: The Nylon Pirates (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!

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5.0 out of 5 stars like monsarrat, 10 Jun 2013
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Mrs. Shirley O. Nicholas (England) - See all my reviews
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This review is from: Nylon Pirates (Paperback)
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
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Mrs. Shirley O. Nicholas (England) - See all my reviews
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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
This review is from: Great Animal Stories: If Only They Could Talk; Ring of Bright Water; A Cat in the Window; Elephant Bill; Encounters with Animals (Hardcover)
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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