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The Caine Mutiny

Herman Wouk

The Caine Mutiny

A Novel of World War II

by Herman Wouk

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Published by Doubleday .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL7436853M
ISBN 100385040725
ISBN 109780385040723
OCLC/WorldCa429360411

By September , The Caine Mutiny had become the best-selling novel in the country. The book remained on the best-seller list for two and a half years, winning the Pulitzer Prize in The Caine Mutiny was both a Broadway play and a Hollywood film starring Humphrey Bogart in an unforgettable performance as Captain Queeg. Seller Inventory. The Caine Mutiny is not Wouk's finest work. I'll reserve that honor for some of his later works. That being said, the Mutiny is a fantastic story of love, hate, jealousy, and all of the complexities of thought an emotion experienced by a young sailor during World War II.

full title The Caine Mutiny. author Herman Wouk. type of work Fiction. genre World War II historical fiction. language English. time and place written , New York and at sea, aboard the USS Saipan. date of first publication publisher Doubleday & Company. narrator Willie Keith. point of view Third person limited omniscient. tone Humorous; journalistic. tense Present.   The Caine Mutiny Having completed a 22 year Navy career (20 years ago this month) as first an enlisted man and then a Naval Officer and Aviator, I have read this outstanding story ten or fifteen times! It is, without question, the finest novel and story of the sea I have ever read/5(80).

  The Caine Mutiny A Novel of World War II (Book): Wouk, Herman: Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and a perennial favorite of readers young and old, Herman Wouk's masterful World War II drama set aboard a U.S. Navy warship in the Pacific is a novel of brilliant virtuosity (Times Literary Supplement). Herman Wouk's boldly dramatic, brilliantly entertaining novel of life--and mutiny--on a Navy. The novel that inspired the now-classic film The Caine Mutiny and the hit Broadway play The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial, Herman Wouk's boldly dramatic, brilliantly entertaining novel of life-and mutiny.


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The book The Caine Mutiny book much more than just The Caine is about relationships, class war, and companionship at times of great stress and danger. The characters are strong, and truly add to the greatness of the book. You sometimes wonder how books got below the radar, and that you never got round to reading it, this is one by: The novel that inspired the now-classic film The Caine Mutiny and the hit Broadway play The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial, Herman Wouk's boldly dramatic, brilliantly entertaining novel of life-and mutiny-on a Navy warship in the Pacific theater was immediately embraced, upon its original publication inas one of the first serious works of American fiction to grapple wit/5.

The book is much more than just The Caine is about relationships, class war, and companionship at times of great stress and danger. The characters are strong, and truly add to the greatness of the book. You sometimes wonder how books got below the radar, and that you never got round to reading it, this is one example/5().

The Caine Mutiny, novel by Herman Wouk, published in The novel was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for fiction. The Caine Mutiny grew out of Wouk’s experiences aboard a destroyer-minesweeper in the Pacific in World War novel focuses on the gradual maturation of Willie Keith, a rich New Yorker assigned to the USS the work is best known for its portrayal of the neurotic.

The Caine Mutiny is a Pulitzer Prize–winning novel by Herman Wouk that was first published in Summary Read a Plot Overview of the entire book or a chapter by chapter Summary and Analysis. The book is much more than just The Caine is about relationships, class war, and companionship at times of great stress and danger.

The characters are strong, and truly add to the greatness of the book. You sometimes wonder how books got below the radar, and that you never got round to reading it, this is one example/5().

About this Item: Dell Books, New York, NY, Soft cover. Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. Dell Books No, first paperback edition and the winner of the Pulitzer Prize; the basis for the hit Broadway play and the movie, which starred the great Humphrey Bogart; the riveting story about "a destroyer-minesweeper in the South Pacific, its despotic Captain, the mutiny of his crew and the.

It is rare for me to enjoy a film as much as the book but I am going to put "The Caine Mutiny" behind "Sophie's Choice" and "To Kill A Mockingbird" as favorite books/films. I was surprised at the extended ending in the book carrying Willy Keith to the end of the war and the decomissioning of the Caine/5(23).

Free download or read online The Caine Mutiny pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Herman Wouk. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.

The main characters of this fiction, historical story are. The book has been awarded with Pulitzer Prize for Fiction /5(K). 42 quotes from The Caine Mutiny: ‘This life is slow suicide, unless you read.’ Rate this book. Clear rating. 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars.

The Caine Mutiny by Herman W ratings, average rating, 1, reviews Open Preview The Caine Cited by: The Caine Mutiny was published in and spent 17 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list. Inthe book was released as a film by Colombia Pictures.

It starred Humphrey Bogart as Queeg, and the role earned him his third Academy Award. Wouk was born in in New York City to a Jewish family who emigrated from Russia. Of course, the work environment described in The Caine Mutiny is no ordinary one.

It's the US Navy in World War II, and the Navy ("a machine invented by geniuses, to be run by idiots") is the book. The Novel that Inspired the Now-Classic Film The Caine Mutiny and the Hit Broadway Play The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial Herman Wouk's boldly dramatic, brilliantly entertaining novel of life-and mutiny-on a Navy warship in the Pacific theater was immediately embraced, upon its original publication inas one of the first serious works of American fiction to grapple with the moral /5(21).

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Here is World War II's Mutiny on the Bounty. Queeg is a modern Captain Bligh without his abilities, his seamanship, his ideals. The Caine is an almost derelict minesweeper, and as the story develops, you know her full complement of officers and men, with Ensign (later Lieutenant) Willie Keith a central figure.

Why a classic World War II story always matters. Herman Wouk’s The Caine Mutiny may be the greatest American novel of World War II. This study of men at war with a foreign foe and with each other spent weeks on the New York Times bestseller list and received a Pulitzer Prize in Wouk adapted the novel, his third, into a hit play; The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial became a.

I received an "F" on my 9th grade book report on THE CAINE MUTINY. One would think that I'd hate a book that threatened to smudge my otherwise pristine academic record, but because of the message, which to me resounded clearly of "it's okay to buck the system," the Pulitzer Prize winning, best-selling novel about World War II has always held a very special place in my heart.

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