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Dark voyage

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Published by Thorndike Press, Windsor, Paragon in Waterville, Me, Bath, England .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sweden
    • Subjects:
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Secret service -- Fiction.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Sweden -- Fiction.,
    • Merchant mariners -- Fiction.,
    • Dutch -- Sweden -- Fiction.,
    • Tramp shipping -- Fiction.,
    • Ship captains -- Fiction.,
    • Cargo ships -- Fiction.,
    • Refugees -- Fiction.,
    • Large type books.,
    • Sweden -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAlan Furst.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3556.U76 D373 2004b
      The Physical Object
      Pagination456 p. (large print) :
      Number of Pages456
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3307919M
      ISBN 10078626988X, 140561059X, 140562048X
      LC Control Number2004054143


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Every book Furst writes appears to grow from the same thesis, but stretch into entirely new areas/5. Helen Susan Swift has created a story for the ages with Dark Voyage.

In the best of nineteenth century style, she has created a tale that will stand the test of time. There are historical details galore in this well-researched tome. Hemingway would be proud. And even the great Edgar Allen Poe would find in this tale a kindred spirit or two/5().

The "Dark Voyage" recounts a Scottish hunting trip to the Greenland Sea, where hunters go and slaughter as many seals as they can, and bring back the skins and the blubber. Make no mistake, this is gory, bloody, and not pleasant/5. Dark Voyage is taut with suspense and pounding with battle scenes; it is authentic, powerful, and brilliant/5(16).

In Dark Voyage, Alan Furst excels in Dark voyage book up the sights, sounds, and smells of Europe during the early years of World War II. This is more than an exciting story about a freighter in World War II. Furst's research into the history of the period is thorough/5().

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Book Summary. Set in May Dark Voyage is taut with suspense and pounding with battle scenes; it is authentic, powerful, and brilliant. In Dark Voyage, Alan Furst excels in conjuring up the sights, sounds, and smells of Europe during the early years of World War II.

This is more than an exciting story about a freighter in World War II. Furst's research into the history of the period is thorough/5. Usually, only movies can fully grip us. Books are not usually as powerful. Dark Voyage is a happy exception. The starting point Dark voyage book Dark Voyage is one that most readers don't think much about: how Dutch patriots who escaped the German invasion at the start of World War II might have formed an offshore resistance movement involving ocean shipping/5().

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Alan Furst's new book, "Dark Voyage", is from the familiar period and area -- Europe -- but there is something of a departure this time around in that the primary setting is a ship, the Dutch tramp steamer Noordendam under the command of Eric DeHaan, ship and captain pressed into the service of the Naval Intelligence arm of the Dutch 5/5(5).

What role does the love affair play in Dark Voyage. Unless otherwise stated, this discussion guide is reprinted with the permission of Random House. Any page references refer to a USA edition of the book, usually the trade paperback version, and may vary in other editions.

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The book casts such a spell with its exact evocations of time, place and language that one could swear Furst was a Brit writing out of his own experience in rather than an American writing today. Buy Dark Voyage by Furst, Alan (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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There is an ancient evil in the Back Country, dormant for centuries but now hungry and lurking. In "Dark Voyage," the climax of the novel, in which a ship flying the Netherlands' flag fights off a boarding party from the German navy, is one of the most exciting page-turners I have read.

A non-typical Furst novel, 'Dark Voyage' is primarily centered on a Dutch captain (DeHaan), his multicultural crew, and the merchant marine perils that faced sailors from the Mediterranean to the Baltic seas. Every book Furst writes appears to grow from the same thesis, but stretch into entirely new areas.

Publisher's Summary May, At four in the morning, a rust-streaked tramp freighter streams up the Tagus River to dock at the port of Lisbon. She is the Santa Rosa; she flies the flag of neutral Spain and is in Lisbon to load cork oak, tinned sardines, and drums of cooking oil bound for the Baltic port of Malmo.

Alan Furst is widely recognized as the master of the historical spy novel. He is the author of Night Soldiers, Dark Star, The Polish Officer, The World at Night, Red Gold, Kingdom of Shadows, Blood of Victory, and Dark in New York, he has lived for long periods in France, especially Edition: Unabridged.

Dark Voyage is a departure from Furst's usual genera of story. It is a nautical tale that relates the nerve-wracking and perilous chronicale of a minor merchant ship caught up in the periphery of WWII which sucks the ship into a frightful world the ship and her crew are only marginally prepared to endure.5/5(1).

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It was the job of the Intelligence Division of the Royal Navy to stop it. Dark Voyage A Novel (Book): Furst, Alan: InEric DeHaan, the captain of the Noordendam, a Dutch tramp freighter, is recruited by the Dutch Naval Intelligence Section for dangerous secret missions that take the ship and its crew behind enemy lines in Europe and North Africa.

Read free book excerpt from Dark Voyage by Alan Furst, page 1 of 4. Alan Furst's bibliography. Those marked with an asterisk are featured at BookBrowse: Dark Voyage ()*, The Book of Spies: An Anthology of Literary Espionage (), Blood of Victory ()*, Kingdom Of Shadows ()*, Red Gold (), Night Soldiers (), The World at Night (), Polish Officer (), Dark Star (), Shadow Trade (), Caribbean Account (), Your Day in the.

A non-typical Furst novel, 'Dark Voyage' is primarily centered on a Dutch captain (DeHaan), his multicultural crew, and the merchant marine perils that faced sailors from the Mediterranean to the Baltic seas. Every book Furst writes appears to grow from the same thesis, but stretch into entirely new areas.5/5(1).

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Recruited by Dutch navel intelligence, DeHaan steers his ship.