Dead Wake

Dead Wake

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On 1st May 1915, the luxury ocean liner Lusitania sailed out of New York, bound for Liverpool. Her passengers were anxious. Germany had declared the seas around Britain to be a war zone and its submarines were bringing terror to the Atlantic.

But the Lusitania’s captain, William Thomas Turner, had faith in the gentlemanly terms of warfare that had, for a century, kept civilian ships safe from attack. He also knew that his ship was the fastest then in service and… (more)

Editorial reviews (6 reviews)


His eye for the ironic detail keen, his sense of this time period perceptive, Larson spins a sweeping tale that gives the Lusitania its due attention.

In comparison with another new book, Lusitania by Greg King and Penny Wilson, Larson’s is less gossipy but much more illuminating.

Inevitably, not all of the questions concerning the Lusitania’s fate are answered in Dead Wake, but the virtuosity of the storytelling is watertight.

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Book Details  


Publisher: Transworld Digital (March 12, 2015)

Collection: Transworld Digital

Format: EPUB

Page count: 448 pages

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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