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Beyond the Bounty

Author: Tony Parsons
Publisher: Bath : Shortlist, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Large print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Even Paradise can turn into a nightmare ... The Mutiny on the Bounty is the most famous uprising in naval history. Led by Fletcher Christian, a desperate crew cast sadistic Captain Bligh adrift. They swap cruelty and the lash for easy living in the island heaven of Tahiti. However, paradise turns out to have a darker side ... Mr Christian dies in terrible agony. The Bounty burns. Cursed by murder and treachery, the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Large type books
Fiction
Named Person: William Bligh; Fletcher Christian
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tony Parsons
ISBN: 9781445897493 1445897490
OCLC Number: 780334719
Description: 1 volume (large print)
Responsibility: Tony Parsons.

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Even Paradise can turn into a nightmare ... The Mutiny on the Bounty is the most famous uprising in naval history. Led by Fletcher Christian, a desperate crew cast sadistic Captain Bligh adrift. They swap cruelty and the lash for easy living in the island heaven of Tahiti. However, paradise turns out to have a darker side ... Mr Christian dies in terrible agony. The Bounty burns. Cursed by murder and treachery, the rebels' dreams turn to nightmares, and all hope of seeing England again is lost forever. A story of low treachery and high adventure, murder under the palm trees, trouble in paradise and a lost Eden in the South Seas.

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