Pitcairn, Mutiny and a Seduction at Sea ...
By (author) Diana Souhami
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Coconut Chaos by Diana Souhami
Book DescriptionThis singular tale by Whitbread Prize-winning writer Diana Souhami (SELKIRK'S ISLAND) connects the famous mutiny on the Bounty in the Pacific Ocean in 1789 to the plight of the islanders of Pitcairn now. Its conceptual core is chaos theory: how a small chance thing, the taking of a coconut by Fletcher Christian from William Bligh's stores on the ship, had dramatic ramifications that continue today. The vivid narrative includes mutiny, travel, biography, incest, homosexuality, murder and rape, science and technology, fantasy and selective history. Sea voyages, most of them extraordinary, drive the narrative forward, the author's own journey to Pitcairn where Fletcher Christian hid to escape punishment; Bligh's navigation to Timor in violent weather, without maps, in a small boat, with scant supplies and starving men; the voyage to England with mutineers in chains and their shipwreck ...
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780753823675
(197mm x 129mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Phoenix (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Publish Date: 2-Apr-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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A revealing insight into the remarkable life of the First World War heroine who saved hundreds of lives.
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A feminist retelling of George Eliot's Daniel Deronda from the point-of-view of its fiery and fabulous heroine
Mrs Keppel and Her Daughter, Paperback (July 2013)
Sexual scandal, decadent royalty and heartless hypocrisy in Edwardian England.
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Author Biography - Diana Souhami
Diana Souhami is the author of many widely acclaimed books, including SELKIRK'S ISLAND, which won the 2001 Whitbread Biography Award. She has also written plays for radio and television.
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