When a liner is torpedoed, all on board must abandon ship. Five men escape into a lifeboat, one of them an old and frail priest. Curtain, the only sailor aboard, assumes responsibility for the terrified men and cares for the priest, while trying to navigate the tiny craft through the vast ocean.

Genre: Thriller

Used availability for James Hanley's The Ocean

Hardback Editions

November 1976 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Ocean
Author(s): James Hanley
ISBN: 0-7183-0464-0 / 978-0-7183-0464-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: William Kimber
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Paperback Editions

May 2010 : UK Paperback
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Title: Ocean
Author(s): James Hanley
ISBN: 1-84655-418-7 / 978-1-84655-418-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Harvill Press
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October 1999 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Ocean
Author(s): James Hanley
ISBN: 1-86046-675-3 / 978-1-86046-675-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Harvill Press
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