NOW A MAJOR FILM STARRING TOM HANKS
Discover the acclaimed wartime classic from C. S. Forester – originally published as The Good Shepherd
‘Unbelievably good’ James Holland, bestselling author of Normandy ’44
It’s 1942. America has just joined the war.
Greyhound, an international convoy of thirty-seven allied ships, is in operation.
Captain Krause must lead his first command of a US destroyer as the convoy ploughs through the icy, submarine-infested North Atlantic seas.
For forty-eight hours, Krause will play a desperate cat and mouse game against the wolf packs of German U-boats. His mission looks doomed to fail. But armed with extraordinary courage and grit, hope may just be on the horizon. . .
This is a riveting classic of naval warfare from the author of the legendary Hornblower series.
‘High and glittering excitement’ New York Times