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The Company of the Dead - David Kowalski
The Company of the Dead
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Can one man save the Titanic?March 1912. A mysterious man appears aboard the Titanic on its doomed voyage. His mission? To save the ship.The result? A world where the United States never entered World War I, thus launching the secret history of the 20th Century.April 2012. Joseph Kennedy -... show more
Can one man save the Titanic?March 1912. A mysterious man appears aboard the Titanic on its doomed voyage. His mission? To save the ship.The result? A world where the United States never entered World War I, thus launching the secret history of the 20th Century.April 2012. Joseph Kennedy - grand-nephew of John F. Kennedy - lives in an America occupied in the East by Greater Germany and on the West Coast by Imperial Japan. He is one of six people who can restore history to its rightful order -- even though it may mean his own death."A magnificent alternate history, set against the backdrop of one of the the greatest maritime disasters." Library Journal“Imaginative, monolithic, action-packed… The reader will not be disappointed.” — Bookseller and Publisher "Time travel, airships, the Titanic, Roswell ... Kowalski builds a decidedly original creature that blends military science fiction, conspiracy theory, alternate history, and even a dash of romance." Publishers Weekly"Kowalski effortlessly smashes together high art and grand adventure in this alt-history juggernaut." John Birmingham, acclaimed author of Weapons of Choice"Exciting action, twisty and ingenious characterisation, and complicated time-travel plotting, deftly handled." S.M. Stirling, NYT bestselling author of The Tears of the Sun"A non-stop chase that takes place across two thousand miles ... and one hundred years of perdurant time." Walter Jon Williams, NYT bestselling author of Deep State 
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780857686664 (0857686666)
Publisher: Titan Books
Pages no: 751
Edition language: English
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madbkwm
madbkwm rated it
This book needs to be a movie. A dumb, action packed, James Cameron (maybe that's just because he did Titanic) movie. If this thing only took 2 hours and was all Hollywood and action packed, I probably would have liked it. I wouldn't have loved it, but I might have at least liked it. Instead, it ...
Stacia's books
Stacia's books rated it
Gave it a good try. I enjoyed some parts of it, but generally I'm not a fan of Titanic-based stories (too depressing for me). I checked it out from my sister's library system & it's time for it to be returned, so back it goes, partially unread. Neat concept, good writing, but not totally my style of...
Constantly Moving the Bookmark
Constantly Moving the Bookmark rated it
2.0 The Company of the Dead
It is the maiden voyage of the Titanic and one man aboard knows exactly what is about to happen. As he hands the man on watch a pair of unusual binoculars he tells him to keep a close eye out for anything. As the warning whistles blow the ship avoids a collision with an iceberg … only to hit anoth...
The Way She Reads
The Way She Reads rated it
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I actually rated this book 4.5 stars but decided to round it up since it is a fascinating read.It is April 1912 and Jonathan Wells is travelling on the Titanic towards New York. Armed with knowledge that he shouldn’t be able to have he is on a mission to save the ship from the Iceberg that would mak...
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