Books: Trident of Death

TOMORROW NEVER CAME (223 pp.)—Max Caulfield—Norton ($3.95).

COLLISION COURSE (316 pp.)—Alvin Moscow—Putnam ($4.50).

THE LAST NINE DAYS OF THE BISMARCK (138 pp.)—C. S. Forester—Little, Brown ($3.50).

In man's agelong struggle against the sea there has been more than one death-filled night to remember, and Walter Lord's bestselling Titanic saga (TIME, Feb. 13, 1956) was bound to become the leader of a literary ghost-ship column. Authors Caulfield and Moscow are newsmen, and neither is as slick a writer as former Adman Lord. But they have raised their ships from the depths of forgetfulness and cast light...

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