A brilliant nonfiction account of the needless wreck and loss of life of the ship Medusa.Published 6 months ago by Christoph64
Wretched, Captivating, Astounding and Courageous!! The ships Captain should have swung to his death for the cowardly actions he took!!Published 6 months ago by Mary D.
This famous shipwreck tale has it all: incompetent sailing; abandonment; mutiny; murder; rescue; and cannibalism; most of all, a tragic failure of nautical leadership by the... Read morePublished 23 months ago by James Denny
Shipwrecks occur for many reasons - picked this up and read "how it embarrassed the french aristocrats" and figured it worth the price. Read morePublished on October 3, 2012 by James Kenneth Walker
The author drew from the first hand accounts of several survivors to craft an absolutely riveting narrative. What these people endured is unbelievable. Read morePublished on December 30, 2010 by Janey
The book is generally exciting and full of the horrors of the wrecking of the Medusa and the stuggles of the castaways. Read morePublished on November 29, 2007 by Dan - Seattle