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I have shipped out all my life and when I satrted going to sea I met seaman with experience on "Death Ships". Traven is in his element. He knows!Published 5 months ago by Peter J. Piaseckyj
My favorite book. It's funny, it's smart politically, and gives a surprisingly in depth view of the workings of a ship. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Bryan D. Nelson
There are quite a few things going in favor of this novel: it's funny, it doesn't romanticize the life of a high-seas sailor, it has a playfully Kafkaesque view of governments and... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Dan Harlow
One of Traven's best, perhaps THE best. I discovered the novel while in my 20's and have never forgotten it. Read morePublished 18 months ago by B Flat
Though I'd seen the movie version of Treasure of the Sierra Madre, this is the first Traven book I've read, almost by accident. Read morePublished on June 26, 2013 by Marv Fox
After reading The Treasure of the Sierra Madre and The Death Ship by B. Traven I have concluded that I must read all of his books.Published on May 6, 2013 by David MCElroy
Great novel! I must now list this as one of my top-5 favorites. If you're looking for an 'edge of the seat' thriller, then this might not be for you, but it is more than worth at... Read morePublished on January 17, 2013 by Stephen Putman
The Death Ship tells the story of a young American sailor, who through a simply mistake ends up stranded in Europe without any form of ID. Read morePublished on May 22, 2010 by S. Packard
The person that chose this book for our book club meeting didn't show up for this book. I'm guessing he didn't want to show his face after this horribe pick. Read morePublished on February 8, 2010 by M. C. Lowe