The Mutiny on Board H.M.S. Bounty (Signet Classics) by William Bligh

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If you are the least bit interested in the voyage that became the Mutiny on the Bounty and its aftermath, you've got to get to it. This book is fascinating not so much because of the description of the mutiny because Captain Bligh surprisingly has very little to say on the subject/5(5).

The Mutiny on Board HMS Bounty is about a captain named William Bligh, his crew, and their journey. The mutiny starts because Christian, one of Bligh's crew, wants power, and the mutiny starts with nothing to stop it.4/5(17).

This book like the film dispels the myth of the evil Capt Bligh and the heroic and dashing Mr. Christian. William T Bligh was the greatest naval officer in history. The mutiny itself was not shocking in as much as Bligh's command of it's open launch and the mile journey he made in it with his loyal officers and men/5(4).

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Upon the high seas, there is no more traitorous deed than the act of mutiny. But like any divisive act there are two sides to every story.

The notorious recounting of Captain William Bligh in his writings The Mutiny on Board H.M.S. Bounty" paint a portrait of a stern but fair captain pitted against an increasingly lazy and rebellious crew/5. Nordhoff and Hall's account of the mutiny on board HMS Bounty, perpetrated by Fletcher Christian and the crew, against the tyrannical Captain William Bligh and his cs Illustrated tells this wonderful tale in colorful comic strip form, offering an excellent introduction for younger readers.

The Mutiny on Board H.M.S. Bounty book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. These literary masterpieces are made easy and inte /5. The dramatic story of the fateful voyage of H.M.S. Bounty, which sailed out of Portsmouth, England in never to return to the home port.

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Bounty [Illus. Classics] HARDCOVER [Saddleback's Illu at the best online prices at. The Bounty sets sail in Novemberand its crew is introduced to the reader. The ship makes calls on several islands during its journey to Tahiti, and, meanwhile, conditions aboard the ship begin to deteriorate.

Food rots, the crew suspects Bligh of hoarding food for himself, and several men are accused of stealing. Buy a cheap copy of The Mutiny On Board H.M.S. Bounty book.

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This book gives the fullest version of the mutiny, allowing Bligh's account to sit alongside those of his detractors. The discrepancies are fascinating, and allow us to make up our own minds about this infamous : Bloomsbury Publishing.

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. Be the first to review “The Mutiny on Board H.M.S. Bounty The Captain’s Account of the Mutiny and His 3, Mile Voyage in an Open Boat” Cancel reply You must be logged in to post a review.

Roger Byam The fictitious narrative character used by the authors to tell the story of the mutiny on the Bounty. Historically, there was no such person as Byam; he is simply a creation of the authors in order to dramatize the latter portion of the novel.

At the beginning of the novel, Roger is seventeen years old. The mutiny on the Royal Navy vessel HMS Bounty occurred in the south Pacific on 28 April Disaffected crewmen, led by Acting Lieutenant Fletcher Christian, seized control of the ship from their captain Lieutenant William Bligh and set him and 18 loyalists adrift in the ship's open launch.

The Mutiny on Board H.M.S. Bounty, by William Bligh and Bounty (Ship) (, Book, Illustrated). Bligh and Byam are then invited to board another ship, the Tigress, to have dinner with the captain, and while they are on board, they witness the flogging of an able-bodied seaman who has died — yet continues to receive an additional 24 lashes with the cat-of-nine-tails.

After this episode, the three go to the captain's cabin. Mutiny on the Bounty is a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer drama film directed by Frank Lloyd and starring Charles Laughton and Clark Gable, based on the Charles Nordhoff and James Norman Hall novel Mutiny on the Bounty.

The film was one of MGM's biggest hits of the s. Despite some historical inaccuracies, film critics consider this adaptation to be the best cinematic work inspired by the Music by: Score: Herbert Stothart, Nat W.

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 before.

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M.S. Bounty and the subsequent voyage of part of the crew, in the ship's boat, from Tofoa, one of /5(4). The Mutiny On Board H.M.S. Bounty Hardcover Book by William Bligh. Hardcover $ $ Save 8% Current price is $, Original price is $ You Save 8%.

Ship This Item — Temporarily Out of Stock Online. Buy Online, Pick up in Store is currently unavailable, but this item may be available for in-store : In a personal but objective narrative based on the Bounty's log, Bligh himself tells of the stormy voyage to Tahiti, his crew's insatiable attachment to the island paradise, and the incredible 3,mile journey to safety after the mutineers cast him, and 18 loyal crew members, adrift in.

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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 the eight decades since its initial /5(12).

Captain William Bligh recorded the most famous mutiny in sea history when a group of his men, led by Fletcher Christian, forced him from his ship onto a small launch and cast him adrift into the sea. Was Bligh a harsh sea captain whose vicious cruelty forced his men to mutiny.

Or was Fletcher Christian greedy for power and unjustified in taking command. Was Bligh the tyrant of legend. Or was. Buy The Mutiny on Board H. Bounty by William Bligh online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 3 editions - starting at $ Shop now.

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Tahiti is paradise compared to life on the Bounty under Bligh. When the Bounty is loaded and sets sail to return, the harsh treatment by their Captain is too much for the crew and Christian leads a mutiny.

They set Bligh and his supporters adrift on a boat and return the Bounty to Tahiti. What they did not count on is the Captain's return. Mutiny on Board H.M.S. Bounty. By: I'd never actually read about it, watched a film or read the book. The account was very interesting, I enjoyed the level of detail all the way through and it was without doubt, an incredible feat of survival.

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