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Beyond the Bounty (Quick Reads)

by Tony Parsons

eBooks of the Month Historical Fiction

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Featured on The Book Show on Sky Arts on 15 March 2012.

 

A World Book Day 2012 Quick Read.

From the number one bestselling author comes a swashbuckling tale of mutiny and murder in paradise ...

Beyond the Bounty (Quick Reads) Synopsis

Even Paradise can turn into a nightmare ...The Mutiny on the Bounty is the most famous uprising in naval history. Led by Fletcher Christian, a desperate crew cast sadistic Captain Bligh adrift. They swap cruelty and the lash for easy living in the island heaven of Tahiti. However, paradise turns out to have a darker side ...Mr Christian dies in terrible agony. The Bounty burns. Cursed by murder and treachery, the rebels' dreams turn to nightmares, and all hope of seeing England again is lost forever. A story of low treachery and high adventure, murder under the palm trees, trouble in paradise and a lost Eden in the South Seas.

Beyond the Bounty (Quick Reads) Press Reviews

Praise for his novels:

 

'Funny and touching
Woman and Home

'From the author of Man and Boy comes this honest and funny story of a man whose life is transformed when he's given a 19-year-old's heart'
Heat

'Tony Parsons is the master of the bittersweet love story'
Red

'Parsons has created a much bigger and more compelling book. It's a major achievement'
Mirror

'Funny, serious, tender and honest!Tony Parsons is writing about the genuine dilemmas of modern life'
Sunday Express

'He takes as his specialist subject contemporary emotional issues which almost every other male writer has ignored'
Guardian

'Memorable and poignant -- nobody squeezes more genuine emotion from a scene than Tony Parsons'
Spectator

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ISBN: 9780007449132
Publication date: 02/02/2012
Publisher: Harper an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780007449132
Publication date: 2nd February 2012
Author: Tony Parsons
Publisher: Harper an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 96 pages
Genres: eBook Favourites, Historical Fiction,
Categories: Historical fiction,

About Tony Parsons

Tony Parsons left school at sixteen and his first job in journalism was at the New Musical Express. His first journalism after leaving the NME was when he was embedded with the Vice Squad at 27 Savile Row, West End Central. The roots of the DC Max Wolfe series started here. Since then he has become an award-winning journalist and bestselling novelist whose books have been translated into more than forty languages. The Murder Bag, the first novel in the DC Max Wolfe series, went to number one on first publication in the UK. The Slaughter Man was also a Sunday ...

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