A short but well-done novel that is set in World War II, in the Aleutian Islands. Caught in a storm while taking three officers to a nearly port. As the storm worsens, the crew and captain fight for survival and when the storm subsides, someone turns up missing. It's not quite a mystery, but I loved how the atmosphere and tension was created in this. It's a short novel, but there's hardly any wasted words here. It was listed as part of the Guardian's 1000 must read novels. Four stars overall, and recommended.
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