A very good read; well written!...
File Size: 5301 KB
Print Length: 320 pages
Publisher: Quercus (December 5, 2013)
Publication Date: December 5, 2013
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Shipwrecks have captured our imagination for centuries. Here acclaimed historian Sam Willis traces the astonishing tales of ships that have met with disastrous ends, along with the ensuing acts of courage, moments of sacrifice and episodes of villainy that inevitably occurred in the extreme conditions. Many were freak accidents, and their circumstances so extraordinary that they inspired literature: the ramming of the Essex by a sperm whale was i...