Mutiny on the Bounty
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Mutiny on the Bounty by Charles Nordhoff

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Written in English


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ISBN 100671775677
ISBN 109780671775674

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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.