Der Schiffsjunge. Die wahre Geschichte der Meuterei auf der Bounty
Publish date: 2011
Edition language: Deutsch
John Jacob Turnstile earns his living on the streets of Portsmouth as a petty thief. He has no real life, no real friends, employed in the services of Mr Lewis and used periodically to feed the sexual desires of propertied gentlemen. When the theft of a pocket watch leads to the arrest of young Mast...
I love how Mr. Boyne takes a well-known event gives it a new spin and revives it into a most riveting iconic story of the sea, a sure sign of a very talented story-teller.In a few words this is what happened to the ill-fated ship: After a long voyage on the high seas and a short stay on a sexy Polyn...
This book tells the story of the Mutiny on the Bounty in 1789. Before I read this book, I hadn't really heard about it. But that made it more thrilling for me, as I didn't know how it was going to end and all. Boyne has a very pleasant way of telling stories, I really like it. Even though I'm usua...
Earlier this year I read [b:Blue Latitudes: Boldly Going Where Captain Cook Has Gone Before|94529|Blue Latitudes Boldly Going Where Captain Cook Has Gone Before|Tony Horwitz|http://d202m5krfqbpi5.cloudfront.net/books/1316136524s/94529.jpg|3963317] which I really liked and this book is basically the...
I enjoyed this one, a fun and original take on a very well-known story told through the eyes of the cabin boy. Well developed characters, a great storyline, action, adventure and drama, what more can you ask for in a good book!
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