Beryl Bainbridge’s fictional history chronicles the fate of the privileged passengers of the Titanic on its doomed maiden voyage.
For four fraught, mysterious days of in 1912, the Titanic sails towards New York, glittering with luxury, freighted with millionaires and hopefuls. In her labyrinthine passageways are played out the last, secret hours of a small group of passengers, their fate sealed in prose of startling, sublime beauty, as this haunting masterpiece moves inexorably to its known and terrible end.
About the AuthorBeryl Bainbridge was born in Liverpool, England. In 2008, The Times included Bainbridge in their list of the 10 greatest British writers since 1945.