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Mutiny on the Bounty

Nordhoff, Charles

Mutiny on the Bounty

by Nordhoff, Charles

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Published by Little, Brown, and Company in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bligh, William, -- 1754-1817 -- Fiction,
  • Bounty (Ship)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Charles Nordhoff and James Norman Hall
    ContributionsHall, James Norman, 1887-1951
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 396 p. ;
    Number of Pages396
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17550774M

    The Bounty Trilogy: Comprising the three volumes: Mutiny on the Bounty/ Men Against the Sea/ & Pitcairn's Island. NORDHOFF, Charles & HALL, James Norman. Published by Boston, Little, Brown and Company Find great deals on eBay for mutiny on the bounty book and mutiny on the bounty book Shop with confidence.

    As the book unfolds, each figure emerges as a full-blown character caught up in a drama that may well end on the gallows. And as Alexander shows, it was in a desperate fight to escape hanging that one of the accused defendants deliberately spun the mutiny into the myth we know today—of the tyrannical Lieutenant Bligh of the Bounty. Mutiny on the Bounty: A saga of sex, sedition, mayhem and mutiny, and survival against extraordinary odds by Peter FitzSimons out of 5 stars 2.

    Mutiny on the Bounty, romantic novel by Charles Nordhoff and James Norman Hall, published in The vivid narrative is based on an actual mutiny, that against Capt. William Bligh of the HMS Bounty in Related by Roger Byam, a former midshipman and linguist aboard the vessel, the novel describes how Fletcher Christian and 15 others revolted against the petty, .   The mutiny on HMS Bounty, in the South Pacific on 28 April , is one of history's truly great stories - a tale of human drama, intrigue and adventure of the highest order - and in the hands of Peter FitzSimons it comes to life as never before/5(13).


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Mutiny on the Bounty by Nordhoff, Charles Download PDF EPUB FB2

Mutiny on the Bounty is an "astounding sea tale" (New York Times) that thrills readers young and old with its action-packed account of treachery and survival in the South Pacific. Cherished as one of the most thrilling sea adventures ever recorded, Mutiny on the Bounty has sold millions of copies and enthralled generations of readers around the /5(96).

The court-martial of Byam and his companions begins. Testimony is given by the men of the Bounty who made it back to England. Byam and the other men are then allowed to present their defenses.

The judges deliberate and find Byam, along with five of the other nine men, guilty of mutiny against the Bounty. Mutiny on the Bounty, is narrated by Byam, the fictional midshipman played by Franchot Tone in the film; the Bligh of the book is if anything even more monstrous than the Bligh of the film, and the confusion of the mutiny itself - a ten-minute spurt of late-night impulse which had long-lasting effects - better conveyed.4/5.

Many years ago, too many to remember, I did read Nordoff and Hall's book Mutiny on the Bounty. I suspect it was when I was in high school. Nordoff and Hall's Mutiny on the Bounty was considered a "boy's" book at that time. Published in the 30s, their book was the basis of several movies in which William Bligh was portrayed as a bully and a tyrant.4/5.

The Mutiny on the Bounty was a story that has interested me since I was a child, and when I saw this book on Amazon just before my holiday I snapped it up. It's quite a Cited by:   The true story of the Mutiny on the Bounty A review of Caroline Alexander's groundbreaking book on the events of when a crew led by Fletcher Christian seized control of the ship from 5/5.

Mutiny on the HMS Bounty Three weeks into a journey from Tahiti to the West Indies, the HMS Bounty is seized in a mutiny led by Fletcher Christian, the master’s mate. Of all his adventures at sea, he singles out the most significant: the mutiny aboard the Bounty.

As a result of that mutiny, he was locked in irons, brought back to England, tried by a court-martial, and condemned to die by hanging. The prologue therefore arouses our curiosity because we are obviously interested in learning how he escaped death. Complete summary of James Norman Hall, Charles Nordhoff's Mutiny on the Bounty.

eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of Mutiny on the Bounty. Mutiny on the Bounty was about the ruthless, unjust, tyrannical Captain Bligh of the HMS Bounty who shackled his own crew and tortured so many of his own men that they mutinied against him.

It’s fascinating that Trump sees himself as Captain Bligh. It’s quite terrifying as well. — Eugene Gu, MD (@eugenegu) Ap Holy cow. Mutiny on the Bounty is the title of the novel by Charles Nordhoff and James Norman Hall, based on the mutiny against Lieutenant William Bligh, commanding officer of the Bounty in The novel tells the story through a fictional first-person narrator by the name of Roger Byam, based on actual crew member Peter Heywood.

Byam, although not one of the mutineers. Directed by Frank Lloyd. With Charles Laughton, Clark Gable, Franchot Tone, Herbert Mundin. A tyrannical ship captain decides to exact revenge on his abused crew after they form a mutiny against him, but the sailor he targets had no hand in it/10(20K).

Mutiny on the Bounty is an "astounding sea tale" (New York Times) that thrills readers young and old with its action-packed account of treachery and survival in the South Pacific.

Cherished as one of the most thrilling sea adventures ever recorded, Mutiny on the Bounty has sold millions of copies and enthralled generations of readers around the world in /5(12).

The ship is the HMS Bounty, the captain is William Bligh, and their destination is Tahiti. Mutiny on the Bounty is the first novel to explore all the events relating to the Bounty’s voyage, from their long journey across the ocean to their adventures on the island of Tahiti and the subsequent forty-eight-day expedition towards Timor.

Mutiny on The Bounty is the thrilling account of the strange, eventful, and tragic voyage of His Majesty's Ship Bounty, which culminated in Fletcher Christian's mutiny against Captain Bligh. The story of the Bounty will be told as long as men sail the sea.

Buy a cheap copy of The Bounty: The True Story of the Mutiny book by Caroline Alexander. Surely this exhaustingly-researched, enthralling and enthusiastically-written tome is the last word on the most famous of all seafaring mutinies, that of 5/5(5). The mutiny on HMS Bounty, in the South Pacific on 28 Aprilis one of history's truly great stories - a tale of human drama, intrigue and adventure of the highest order - and in the hands of Peter FitzSimons it comes to life as never sioned by the Royal Navy to collect breadfruit plants from Tahiti and take them to the West Indies, the Bounty's crew found.

Summaries. InBritish ship Bounty leaves Portsmouth to bring a cargo of bread-fruit from Tahiti but the savage on-board conditions imposed by Captain Bligh trigger a mutiny led by officer Fletcher Christian.

James Norman Hall () was an American author best known for the novel Mutiny on the Bounty with co-author Charles Bernard Nordhoff () an English-born American novelist and on the Bounty is the title of the novel by Charles Nordhoff and James Norman Hall, based on the mutiny against Lieutenant William Bligh, 5/5(5).

The mutiny on HMS Bounty, in the South Pacific on 28 Aprilis one of history's great epics - and in the hands of Peter FitzSimons it comes to life as never before.

Commissioned by the Royal Navy to collect breadfruit plants from Tahiti and take them to the West Indies, the Bounty's crew found themselves in a tropical paradise/5().

01 - Mutiny of the Bounty - Chapter I - The Voyage- Otaheite -- 02 - Chapter II - Mutiny in the Ship -- 03 - Chapter III - Fate of the Castaways --   Mutiny is the first novel to explore all the events relating to the Bounty's voyage, from the long passage across the ocean to their adventures on the island of Tahiti and the subsequent forty-eight-day expedition toward Timor.

This vivid retelling of the notorious mutiny is packed with humor, violence, and historical detail, while presenting /5(7).The mutiny on HMS Bounty, in the South Pacific on 28 Mutiny on the Bounty is a loved this book seen the film over and over again in all the eras it has been made still love the Antony Hopkins/Mel Gibson the best though this is a cracking book what makes it better is i actually went to the Pitcairn island on the way to New Zealand in the.