Overview:Storm Birds - "A pulse-quickening piece of fiction . . . A terrifying depiction of peril at sea" - Financial TimesIn February 1959, several Icelandic trawlers were caught in a storm off Newfoundland's Grand Banks. What happened there is the inspiration for this novel. Not since The Perfect Storm has there been a book which captures the sheer drama and terror of a crisis at sea. Karason is an exceptional storyteller, an Icelandic Erskine Caldwell or William Faulkner.The side trawler Mafurinn is hit by a major storm just as they prepare to turn for home. Thirty-two men aboard, and a hold full of redfish. The sea is cold enough to kill a man in minutes, and the trawler quickly ices up in the biting frost and violent tempest. The heavy icing weighs down the already fully laden craft, which is pummelled by one breaker after another - and here, out on the open sea, there is no exit route. Distress signals from other ships in the same circumstance and be heard from the fishing grounds around them. It is a battle of life and death.Translated from the Icelandic by Quentin Bates

This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603725641-9780857059420. It was written by the following authors: Einar Karason, Quentin Bates. Book Storm Birds, which can be read online, published by the company: Quercus Publishing, Natmag-Rodale. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Fiction, Sports Books. The book was published on 2020-09-03 00:00:00. It has 112 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight 92 g. File for download Storm Birds has PDF format and is called storm-birds.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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