Gone to Sea in a Bucket : Harry Gilmour

  • by David Black
  • Narrated by James Langton
  • Series: Harry Gilmour
  • 11 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Like all young men of a certain age, Harry Gilmour had his own notion of how a naval battle should be. This wasn't it.
Norway, 1940: Sub Lieutenant Harry Gilmour's first encounter with battleship action is not the adventure he had hoped for. Faced with a thankless task and ill equipped to handle it, Gilmour's inexperience leads to a damning allegation. His future hangs in the balance.
But then Lieutenant Peter Dumaresq steps in to offer him a lifeline - an advanced navigation course that will take him aboard a crack submarine, HMS Pelorus, under the command of a Royal Navy hero. Faced with a possible court martial, Harry chooses life underwater. Once aboard, however, Harry is confronted for the first time by the full horror of submarine warfare. If he can just overcome his fears, it will be the making of him.
Because survival itself is the challenge now. For Harry and the rest of the crew, the next depth charge could be the one that sinks them.

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Gone to sea in a bucket

Good book very realistic shows what happens in war and how people cope with it
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- aquababe

A cracker for your book bucket list

Enthralling, realistic, with pace and elegance. Takes you to periscope depth, to the submariners' world, to 1940. Read and enjoy.
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- Robi

Book Details

  • Release Date: 16-11-2015
  • Publisher: Brilliance Audio