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Extra Titanic: The Story of the Disaster in the Ne&hellip von Eric Caren
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For the "aftermath people" such as myself...and anyone else interested in eyewitness accounts of the Titanic disaster...the content of Extra Titanic is a gold mine of fascinating information. The book captures the attitudes as well as the actual information of the time immediately after the disaster, and is worth many re-readings. Unfortunately, its unwieldy size makes it difficult to carry, and the fact that the content is nothing but shrunken versions of the original pages makes the miniscule text impossible to read without a magnifying glass. If you have a big desk and magnifier, though, it is a worthy purchase. (Whose idea was that title, though, anyway? "I'll have… Mehr dazu
The Titanic Murders von Max Allan Collins
The Titanic Murders von Max Allan Collins
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At first it seems promising- a Titanic novel with real characters, and it's not a romance either. These are both very, very rare things in this field, so despite the title I awaited The Titanic Murders with eagerness. Once I actually read it, though, I found myself disappointed. It is researched carefully, with a great attention to detail, but the use of said details is probably its greatest fault. Collins drops details the way another person would drop names- he can't seem to resist the urge to toss every possible character, incident and reference from the Titanic into his story, and they aren't that well-integrated either. The effect, rather than one of refreshing reality, ends up… Mehr dazu
The Titanic Story: Hard Choices Dangerous Decision&hellip von Stephen Cox
A Titanic historian expresses an opinion. It happens every day. On mailing lists, in conversation with other historians, on the street while going to work...I myself do it often. The only difference between this book and an ordinary (if very long and well-written) post on a Titanic newsgroup or list is that this was published. It contains no new research; it concerns itself almost entirely with the author's opinions on the reasons why Titanic historians have their interest, the moral issues surrounding the disaster, and other subjects related to the famous ship. (For most of the book he uses a discussion of White Star chairman Bruce Ismay as an example for his arguments; you could… Mehr dazu