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by Ronald Bassett

eBook Guns of Evening download ISBN: 0333262816
Author: Ronald Bassett
Publisher: Macmillan; First Edition edition (February 28, 1980)
Language: English
Pages: 208
ePub: 1724 kb
Fb2: 1293 kb
Rating: 4.3
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Category: Literature
Subcategory: Genre Fiction

The Guns of Evening book.

The Guns of Evening book. In his brilliant new novel, Ronald Bassett takes four fictional characters who served in her - a wealthy Australian, the son of a country parson, an ex-professio nal boxer from the East End of London and a boy from the slums of Leith - and traces their lives from before they joined up to their ultimate fate.

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Ronald Leslie Bassett DSM (10 April 1924 – March 1996) was a British writer and novelist. He wrote numerous works of historical fiction, sometimes under the pseudonym of "William Clive". He received many awards for his medical and pharmaceutical writing. Bassett was born in London to George William Bassett, a bank clerk, and Louisa (Vine) Bassett. He attended high school in London, and while in the military married Ivy Owens on 21 November 1944.

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No current Talk conversations about this book. This is an unengaging study of the Battle of Jutland, that pales in comparison with Geoffrey Bennet or Arthur Marder's analyses. The maps aren't good either. ) DinadansFriend Apr 25, 2014.

Comments: (7)
This is more a soap opera than a naval novel, but it's a pretty good soap opera. HMS Invincible was a historical ship, which indeed did blow up at Jutland, with only six survivors. The book chronicles some of the ship's company, including several of the survivors, but you get rather little about WWI navies and a lot about early twentieth century British culture. I rather enjoyed it, but folks looking for HMS Ulysses or something of that ilk might be put off.
Jutland, June 1916 the long awaited clash of the dreadnoughts as the British Grand Fleet and the German High Seas fleet square off against each other. At the end of the day the High Seas fleet is back in the Jade Estuary never to face battle again despite having sunk three British battle cruisers, one of which was the Indomitable. Five crew survived the sinking.
We trace the story of four of the crew of the Indomitable over the previous years to this summer evening. One is an Australian who has risen to become a gunnery lieutenant, under treatment for syphilis. Another a sub lieutenant from a English middle class background, in love with the Australian's wife. Steve Bundy is a professional boxer from the slums of London who enlisted in the royal marines because he refused to throw a fight. Ordinary Seaman Albert Seeley is a child of the Glasgow slums, forced to enlist to or go to prison
The choices and chances of these men's lives are explored that lead them to this point are examined. This is put against the author's knowledge of the British Navy's strengths and weaknesses of the period, and the class prejudices of the time are examined.
Ronald Bassett again manages to produce a magnificent story, credible fictional characters set on a perfectly drawn historical canvas. Five stars.
Even if you knew the outcome the story was well developed. The characters were made demensional and human.
Another Excellent Bassett story. Technically very accurate.
An excellent sea story.
great read
This one is a good read and the characters are developed, only to get to the end and wonder what the hell happened. Upon reflection I believe this is intended. It still has me thinking about it, so it worked.
Transitioning from storyline to storyline was too sharp, making it difficult to follow. However, that did not detract from the overall story