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The Bone Collectors

3.95  ·  Rating details ·  22 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Paperback, 256 pages
Published June 27th 1985 by HarperCollins Publishers
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Richard Kinsella
Jan 16, 2013 rated it really liked it
Like Coleridge's wedding guest in 'The Rime of the Ancient Mariner' we are easily seduced by stories of the sea and its heroes and villians.
Brian Callison's seafaring books are literature at its very best and capture the rich beguiling picture of a nation's proud naval heritage a constant reminder to us all of those who have gone down to the sea in ships.
'The Bone Collectors' is an outstanding example. The story of a North Atlantic Convoy at the beginning of World War Two. The book will remind r
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Mar 29, 2015 rated it liked it
utterly depressing,too close to the reality.
David Sockett
Aug 19, 2013 rated it liked it
I am just starting out reading Brian Callinson. About halfway into this book, not the action war book I expected however his build up with the characters are good, so far a pleasing read.
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Brian Callison was born in Manchester in 1934. On entering the merchant navy as a midshipman with the Blue Funnel Line in 1950, he served in cargo liners sailing to the Far East and Australia. Later he studied at Dundee College of Art before entering commerce. A Member of the Royal Institute of Navigation and an Associate of the Nautical Institute, he has maintained an active connection with the s ...more
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