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Jun 07, 2010 Matt rated it really liked it
Dr. Andersen's book about the U.S.S. Abele is a very informative book in that he took chapters to develop the structural makeup of the Abele and gave the reader a good understanding of the structure of the ship and then the makeup of the crew. He at times is confused with his tone, is he a dispassionate observer of events or emotionally involved. I felt more in tune with his observations when he was emotionally involved. His writing style is short easy to read but also engaging, he observes the ...more
Roy Andersen er historiker og forfatter. Han har bl.a. skrevet romanene "Stein og jord" (1986) og "Fra Berger" (1991) og biografiene "Sin egen fiende: Et portrett av Asbjørn Bryn" (1992) og "Henrik Angell: En nordmann på tvers" (2000). Til 100-årsjubileet for unionsoppløsningen kom Roy Andersen med "1905: Spillet bak kulissene", i 2011 utga han "Redningsmenn og lykkejegere - norske pionerer i ...moreMore about Roy Andersen...