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4.33 out of 54.33 out of 54.33 out of 54.33 out of 54.33 out of 5 4.33 (3 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Douglas Reeman Narrator: David Rintoul Publisher: AudioGO Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: December 2012 ISBN:
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HMS Royston, Coastal Forces Depot Ship, is mother ship to a battered, war-worn bunch of MTBs and MGBs. New on board is Sub-Lieutenant Royce: commissioned for three months, sea experience three months in an Asdic trawler, and aged 20. His commanding officer is Lieutenant Harston, aged 23.

His predecessor has been killed in action 48 hours earlier and is now hardly remembered. The crew are all young - some very young - but all old before their time....

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About the Author
Author Douglas Reeman

Alexander Kent is the pseudonym of Douglas Edward Reeman, a British author who has written a number of historical fiction books on the Royal Navy, mainly set during either World War II or the Napoleonic Wars. He joined the Royal Navy in 1940 at the age of sixteen and served during WWII and the Korean War. In addition to writing more than fifty novels he has also taught the art of navigation for yachting and served as a technical advisor for films.

About the Narrator

David Rintoul is a stage and television actor. A former student of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London, he has worked extensively with the Royal National Theatre and the Royal Shakespeare Company. He has also appeared regularly on BBC television, starring as Mr. Darcy in the 1980 adaptation of Pride and Prejudice and as Doctor Finlay in the television series of the same name.