The Midnight Watch: A Novel of the Titanic and the Californian
Publish date: 2016-04-05
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
I really enjoyed this book--it started out slow for me, but then I read the last 150 pages in one day! It makes a reader feel so much ANGER at Captain Lord and Second Officer Stone. It also made me go on a Wikipedia binge for an hour after I finished it. Just very compelling story and writing!
I didn't really know way to expect when I started reading this novel but I found it to be a fascinating and at times heartbreaking read. John Steadman is a journalist. His personal life is a mess but he finds solace in becoming a champion of the ones who have been failed. When he suspects that somet...
John Steadman, journalist for the Boston American is called "The Body Man". He is known for going on scene to a tragedy and telling the stories of those who died. When the luxury passenger ship, the RMS Titanic sinks during her maiden voyage, John rushes to find out what happened to those who di...
I simply loved this book. I liked the way it told the story from completely different perspectives, from the point of view of the Californian and also a family in steerage. It is as if the stories of the wealthy and famous have hijacked this story, until now. It is an interesting mixture of fact and...