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Captain Bligh and Mr. Christian

the men and the mutiny

by Richard Alexander Hough

  • 339 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Naval Institute Press in Annapolis, Md .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • Pitcairn Island.
    • Subjects:
    • Bligh, William, 1754-1817,
    • Christian, Fletcher, 1764-1793,
    • Admirals -- Great Britain -- Biography,
    • Bounty Mutiny, 1789,
    • Great Britain -- History, Naval -- 18th century,
    • Pitcairn Island

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesCaptain Bligh & Mister Christian
      StatementRichard Hough.
      GenreBiography.
      SeriesBluejacket books
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA87.1.B6 H68 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination320 p. :
      Number of Pages320
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6798295M
      ISBN 101557502307
      LC Control Number00102654
      OCLC/WorldCa53170293

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In fascinating detail, this is the story of Mutiny on the Bounty. Captain Bligh is not as evil, nor Mr. Christian so saintly, as portrayed in the movies of this event. In reality it was all more nuanced. Still I totally understand Mr. Christian's desire to stay in Tahiti - it sounded incredible but Pitcairn much less so.4/5(25).

All the more fortunate, therefore, that Hough's Captain Bligh and Mister Christian, a non-fiction book written 40 years after the Nordhoff-Hall novel, eschews myth and adheres strictly to the known facts of the Bounty mutiny.4/5.

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Originally published as "Captain Bligh and Mister Christian," this was the definitive version of the Bounty story for me the first one in which the conflict between the two men seemed remotely plausible.4/5(2).

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Captain Bligh is not as evil, nor Mr. Christian so saintly, as portrayed in the movies of this event. In reality it was all more nuanced.

Still I totally understand Captain Bligh and Mr. Christian book. Christian's desire to stay in Tahiti - it sounded incredible but Pitcairn much less so.4/5(26). Captain Bligh and ian: The Men and the Mutiny Paperback – 31 May by Richard Hough (Author)4/5(26).

Originally published as "Captain Bligh and Mister Christian," this was the definitive version of the Bounty story for me the first one in which the conflict between the two men seemed remotely 4/5(2). Captain Bligh and Mr. Christian - The Men and the Mutiny Hough, Richard Published by Stated first edition, published by E.P.

Dutton and Co., Inc. Hough, an old hand on the quarterdeck (The Potemkin Mutiny, The Long Pursuit, Blind Horn's Hate) manages to reanimate the frequently told tale of Captain Bligh, the ogre of the Bounty and the infamous mutiny led by handsome Fletcher Christian.

Using the journals and logbooks of both mutineers and loyalists, Hough reconstructs the personalities and events from the hour the ill-fated ship set. The "Bounty" set out for Tahiti in This book tells the story of the circumstances that drove Fletcher Christian and part of the crew to mutiny; Captain Bligh's 3,mile, open-boat voyage to Read more.

Fletcher Christian: [after looking at the book with the supplies] Mr. Bligh, I can't sign this book. No such amounts have been issued to the men.

Captain William Bligh: You've signed with extra kegs the ship never carried. 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 Captain Bligh5/5. The events leading to Fletcher Christian’s mysterious fate occurred in Bligh and his crew went to Tahiti to collect a cargo of breadfruit, which they did.

Three weeks after they left, Fletcher and his fellow Bounty mutineers woke the captain in the night and set him out in the open sea on board a small emergency : Shelly Barclay.

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 mutineers variously settled on Tahiti or on Pitcairn Island.

Few books on the subject, however, have come even near to Richard Hough's masterly and thrilling account. In Captain Bligh and Mr Christian he has set down all the aspects of this extraordinary story in a manner which is utterly compelling, and he has brought alive the powerful characters who played out those :   books Captain Bligh and Mr Christian.

The Men and the Mutiny, by R Hough, and Pitcairn. Children of Mutiny, by I Ball, revd by A Villiers. No one disputes the basic facts of the mutiny, that on 28 AprilFletcher Christian and 17 members of the Bounty's crew seized the ship and cast Captain Bligh, and another 18 loyal crew.

Captain Bligh And Mr. Christian: The Men And The Mutiny (Hardcover) Published December 31st by Cassell Hardcover, pages. Captain Bligh and Mr. Christian The Men and the Mutiny by Hough, Richard Seller Ed Conroy Bookseller Published Condition Very Good Edition First Edition.

Captain Bligh & Mr. Christian by Richard Alexander Hough; 7 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Admirals, Biography, Bounty (Ship), Bounty Mutiny, Originally published as Captain Bligh and Mr. Christian, this is the remarkable true story of the Mutiny on The Bounty, and the inspiration for Dino De Laurentiis’s film starring Mel Gibson and Anthony Hopkins.

Praise for Richard Hough: ‘Hough is a good storyteller with a refreshing, breezy style’ – The Wall Street Journal/5(3). Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers. Find Captain Bligh & Mr Christian by Hough, Richard at Biblio. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers.

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Category Film & Animation. Bligh had served as Captain Cook’s gifted young sailing master on Cook’s last voyage and it was the memory of those charts he drew upon when. Title Captain Bligh & Mr. Christian;: The men and the mutiny. Binding Unknown Binding. Book Condition GOOD.

Type Unknown Binding. Publisher E. Dutton ISBN Number / Seller ID Captain Bligh: [On the main deck, next to the water cask] Mr. Christian Fletcher Christian: Yes, sir. Captain Bligh: I'll have a sentry posted at the water cask, if you please. Fletcher Christian: Aye, aye, sir.

Captain Bligh: [Holding a long-handled water ladle] I want this slung from the main t'gallant yardarm. Any man desiring water will climb and fetch it.

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Still others suggest that Christian and Bligh had experienced a falling-out: that their shipboard relationship was more than professional, and life on Tahiti had given Christian other — okay, we'll say it: romantic — opportunities, as hypothesized in Richard Hough's Captain Bligh and Mr.

Christian: The Men and the : Eric Meisfjord. Mr. Christian’s death is a window onto colonial history as played out in the South Pacific; onto a storied 18th-century mutiny, which lives on in books and motion pictures; and onto a 21st. This fourth film dramatization of the mutiny aboard the H.M.S.

Bounty is based not on the familiar Nordhoff and Hall book, but on Richard Hough's novel Captain Bligh and Mr. Christian. 'Mr Nelson answered, pdf is by our own people and Mr Christian at their head".

'When I came upon deck I saw Captain Bligh, and Mr Christian standing alongside of him with a naked : Nick Enoch.Title: Captain Bligh and Mr Christian: The Men and Mutiny Link Read Online / Download: Author: Richard.

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