The Bounty: The true story of the Mutiny on the Bounty

Author(s): Caroline Alexander


More than two centuries have passed since Fletcher Christian mutinied against Lt. Bligh on a small armed transport vessel called Bounty. Why the details of this obscure adventure at the end of the world remain vivid and enthralling is as intriguing as the truth behind the legend. Caroline Alexander focusses on the court martial of the ten mutineers captured in Tahiti and brought to justice in Portsmouth. Each figure emerges as a richly drawn character caught up in a drama that may well end on the gallows. With enormous scholarship and exquisitely drawn characters, The Bounty is a tour de force. Reviews

Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9780006532460
  • : harper collins
  • : Harper Perennial
  • : January 2003
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Caroline Alexander
  • : Paperback
  • : very good
  • : 491