C.S. Forester

The Good Shepherd
  • The Good Shepherd

  • THE GRIPPING TRUE-STORY NAVAL THRILLER NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STARRING TOM HANKS

    It's 1942. America have just joined the war.

    Greyhound, an international convoy of 37 allied ships, is in operation. As Captain Ernest Krause leads his first command of a U.S. destroyer, the convoy ploughs through icy, submarine-infested North Atlantic seas.

    All the while hotly pursued by wolf packs of Nazi U-boats.

    Grappling with his newfound superiority and haunting self-doubt in 48 hours of desperate peril, Captain Krause's hopeless mission is doomed to fail.

    But armed with extraordinary courage and grit, hope may just be on the horizon . . .

    Praise for CS Forester

    'I recommend Forester to every literate I know' Ernest Hemmingway

    'I find Hornblower admirable, vastly entertaining' Sir Winston Churchill

    'Action, tension, tingling suspense . . . The greatest adventure story to come out of World War II' Life Magazine

C. S. Forester was born in Cairo in 1899, where his father was stationed as a government official. On the outbreak of war he entered the Ministry of Information and later he sailed with the Royal Navy. In the HORNBLOWER novels created the most renowned sailor in contemporary fiction. He died in 1966.


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