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The Wreck of the Titan|Morgan Robertson

Overview

Once seen as a prediction of the sinking of the Titanic, this novella was written 14 years before that ill-fated event of 1912--now, on the centenary anniversary of the Titanic's sinking, the striking similarities can be examined again in this new edition John Rowland, a disgraced former Royal Navy lieutenant, has taken employment as a lowly deck hand aboard the largest ship ever to have sailed, the Titan. One night in deep fog, the ship strikes a gigantic iceberg and sinks almost immediately. Written 14 years before the Titanic's sinking, this novella has been hailed in equal measures as a prophetic work and the work of pure coincidence. Certainly the similarities are striking: two unsinkable ships steam ahead in treacherous conditions, carrying privileged passengers, with insufficient lifeboats aboard.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781843913597
  • ISBN-10: 1843913593
  • Publisher: Hesperus Press
  • Publish Date: May 2012
  • Dimensions: 7.6 x 4.8 x 0.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.3 pounds
  • Page Count: 90