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Sea of Mutiny

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An exciting young adult historical novel based on the true story of Captain Bligh leading his sailors to safety after the mutiny on the Bounty.Sixteen-year-old John Hallet was on board the ill-fated Bounty when Fletcher Christian and others of the crew staged the mutiny against Captain Bligh. Cast adrift in a small boat in wild and dangerous seas, Hallet tells the remarkable story of how Bligh led the sailors who were loyal to him to safety.This story is interspersed with a fictionalised account of the events that led up to the mutiny on the Bounty. Historically accurate and well-researched, Sea of Mutiny is a revisionist look at Bligh.He has gone down in history as sadistic and cruel. But award-wining writer Ken Catran portrays Bligh as a victim of the British class system and his own flawed decison making.At the same time as being a fascinating historical read, this is an exciting plot-driven novel about massive sea voyages in treacherous conditions in overcrowded, overladen ships. It's classic Ken Catran fare - ideal for male readers.


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Paperback Editions

2005 : New Zealand Paperback

Title: Sea of Mutiny
Author(s): Ken Catran
ISBN: 1-86941-707-0 / 978-1-86941-707-9 (New Zealand edition)
Publisher: Random Ho.,New Zealand
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Kindle Editions

December 2012 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: Sea of Mutiny
Author(s): Ken Catran
Publisher: RHNZ Children's ebooks
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