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The Nylon Pirates

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  • Unknown Binding: 314 pages
  • Publisher: Cassell (1970)
  • ASIN: B001OIIRHA
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)
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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!

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The book starts in a brisk manner with a well conceived plot and good character presentation but after a good build up lt runs out of ideas on how to deal with the complex situation built up and it collapses in to story book ending ending totally at odds with the strength of the rest of the book.
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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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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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Format: 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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