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A fresh and exciting new telling of a classic nautical adventure by the bestselling author of The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

Pickpocket John Jacob Turnstile is on his way to be detained at His Majesty's Pleasure when he is offered a lifeline, what seems like a freedom of sorts - the job of personal valet to a departing naval captain. Little does he realise that it is anything but - and by accepting the devil's bargain he will put his life in perilous danger. For the ship is HMS Bounty, his new captain William Bligh and their destination Tahiti.

From the moment the ship leaves port, Turnstile's life is turned upside down, for not only must he put his own demons to rest, but he must also confront the many adversaries he will encounter on the Bounty's extraordinary last voyage. Walking a dangerous line between an unhappy crew and a captain he comes to admire, he finds himself in a no-man's land where the distinction between friend and foe is increasingly difficult to determine...

Reviews

An excellent story...Written with a total command of naval expertise, without ever spilling over into pedantry, Mutiny on the Bounty is storytelling at its most accomplished

Independent

A mesmerising tour-de-force... This is a remarkable and compelling piece of storytelling

Irish Times

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  • EBook

    9781407047027

    September 1, 2010

    Transworld Digital

    544 pages

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  • Paperback

    9780552773928

    July 1, 2009

    Black Swan

    544 pages

    RRP $28.99

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