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By Buchheim, Lothar-Günther
(The boat)
1975, Wilin & Göös, Helsinki
ISBN 9513513084
Hardcover, 459 pages
The book is a fiction
book is in Finnish language

Descripton: This well-known novel, stemming from the author's experiences as a war correspondent on U-96, describes a single U-boat patrol from beginning to end. The long periods of boredom punctuated by bursts of tension and excitement typical of a U-boat patrol are described from the correspondent-narrator's point of view. This novel was the basis for the famous movie of the same title.

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