Man Overboard Author:Monica Dickens "Axed" - a brutal word for a brutal action. When Ben Francis left the Navy as a Lieutenant Commander of thirty-six, he was soon to find that a knowledge of submarines and Gosport cuts little ice in a world of production and sales. — You'll laugh without malice at Monica Dickens's gently humorous account of a naval officer chucked in at the deep ... more »end of life, with a young daughter in tow and the dead-weight of a TV star hung round his neck.
"The best novel by Monica Dickens since her autobiographical days. Hurrah for a real sense of comedy!" - Oxford Mail« less