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Posted December 30, 2012
Well told story of a brave soul
I bought this book to read a first had account of the actual sinking of the Titanic. It was very well told. I finished it in 3 days and came away with a sense of how strong and determined to survive Ms. Jessop was. It is a very vivid desription not only the actual sinking of the Titanic but of the Brittanic also, which in my opinion, was worse. I am glad the author took the time to get this lady's story in book form before she passed away. A must read for historic reading lovers.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.
Posted December 27, 1999
Great--but where's the Titanic???
This book is enthralling and a wonderful porthole into history--but only 2 chapters actually deal with Titanic! I happen to enjoy history, so I loved the book, but I feel the 'Titanic' in the title is more to garner purchases related to the Titanic hype. A great book for history,but for Titanic buffs, not so much.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.