The Wager

The Wager

 
Kiadó: Simon & Schuster UK
Megjelenés dátuma:
Kötetek száma: Paperback
 
Normál ár:

Kiadói listaár:
GBP 10.99
Becsült forint ár:
5 308 Ft (5 055 Ft + 5% áfa)
Miért becsült?
 
Az Ön ára:

4 512 (4 297 Ft + 5% áfa )
Kedvezmény(ek): 15% (kb. 796 Ft)
A kedvezmény csak az 'Értesítés a kedvenc témákról' hírlevelünk címzettjeinek rendeléseire érvényes.
Kattintson ide a feliratkozáshoz
 
Beszerezhetőség:

Becsült beszerzési idő: Jelenleg 3-6 hét, néha még több idő. E kiadónál gyakori, hogy újra kell nyomnia a köteteket..
A Prosperónál jelenleg nincsen raktáron.
Nem tudnak pontosabbat?
 
  példányt

 
 
 
 
A termék adatai:

ISBN13:9781471183706
ISBN10:147118370X
Kötéstípus:Puhakötés
Terjedelem:368 oldal
Méret:197x129x22 mm
Nyelv:angol
Illusztrációk: 2x8pp colour
786
Témakör:
Rövid leírás:

From the international&&&160;bestselling author of KILLERS OF THE FLOWER MOON and THE LOST CITY OF Z, a mesmerising story of shipwreck, mutiny and murder, culminating in a court martial&&&160;that reveals a shocking truth.

Hosszú leírás:
THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES NO. 1 BESTSELLER&&&160;
*LONGLISTED FOR THE 2023 BALLIE GIFFORD PRIZE FOR NON-FICTION*
*SELECTED AS ONE OF&&&160;&&&160;BARACK&&&160;OBAMA&&&39;S&&&160;FAVOURITE BOOKS OF&&&160;2023*

&&&39;The beauty of&&&160;The Wager&&&160;unfurls like a great sail... one of the finest nonfiction books I’ve ever read&&&39;
Guardian&&&160;

‘The greatest sea story ever told’ Spectator

‘A cracking yarn… Grann’s taste for desperate predicaments finds its fullest expression here’ Observer

From the international&&&160;bestselling author of KILLERS OF THE FLOWER MOON and THE LOST CITY OF Z, a mesmerising story of shipwreck, mutiny and murder, culminating in a court martial&&&160;that reveals a shocking truth.
&&&160;
On 28th January 1742, a ramshackle vessel of patched-together wood and cloth washed up on the coast of Brazil. Inside were thirty emaciated men, barely alive, and they had an extraordinary tale to tell. They were survivors of His Majesty’s ship the Wager, a British vessel that had left England in 1740 on a secret mission during an imperial war with Spain.&&&160;While chasing a Spanish treasure-filled galleon, the Wager was wrecked on a desolate island off the coast of Patagonia. The crew, marooned for months and facing starvation, built the flimsy craft and sailed for more than a hundred days, traversing 2,500 miles of storm-wracked seas. They were greeted as heroes.
&&&160;
Then, six months later, another, even more decrepit, craft landed on the coast of Chile. This boat contained just three castaways and they had a very different story to tell.&&&160;The thirty sailors who landed in Brazil were not heroes – they were mutineers. The first group responded with counter-charges of their own, of a tyrannical and murderous captain and his henchmen. While stranded on the island the crew had fallen into anarchy, with warring factions fighting for dominion over the barren wilderness. As accusations of treachery and murder flew, the Admiralty convened a court martial to determine who was telling the truth. The stakes were life-and-death—for whomever the court found guilty could hang.
&&&160;