The mutiny on HMS Bounty, in the South Pacific in 1789, is one of history's 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. This historical adventure encompasses the mutiny, Bligh's monumental achievement in navigating to safety, and Fletcher Christian and the mutineers' own epic journey from the paradise of Tahiti to the outpost of Pitcairn Island.
BURKE & WILLS
This is the captivating account of the doomed quest, led by Robert O’Hara Burke and William Wills, to be the first Europeans to cross the harsh Australian continent in 1860. Only one man survived the expedition, yet despite their tragic fates, the names Burke and Wills remain synonymous with perseverance and bravery in the face of overwhelming odds.