Top 10 Books on The Pitcairn Islands

 

A group of four volcanic islands in the Southern half of the Pacific Ocean is what the infamous Pitcairn Islands is. The Pitcairn Islands form the last British Overseas Territory in the South Pacific. It is a combined land area of 47 square kilometers, wherein the islands are scattered around miles of ocean and land. Pitcairn Island is not the largest land area but is the only island with inhabitation. Pitcairn Islanders are a group of an ethnic group who are descended majorly from the Bounty mutineers and the Tahitians. This historical evidence is majorly sought from the books and numerous films created on the Pitcairn Islands.

Coconut Chaos: Pitcairn, Mutiny and a Seduction at Sea

This is a personal voyage of the obscure Pitcairn Islands with a touch of the modern echoes of the Bounty mutineers

Read it For:
Read it to understand the intricate details of the conceptual detailing of the ramifications which continue till date
Don't Read it For:
For people looking for an easy read, this is not to be picked.
What makes this book stand out?:
The beautiful narration of the metaphorical voyage is something everyone trying to understand the charm of the Pitcairn Island should read

Pitcairn Island: Life and Death in Eden

This is an account of the Bounty mutineers who decided to settle down in the Pitcairn Islands. This is the story of the violent and mysterious deaths

Read it For:
To understand the nuiances of how the civil war caused deaths and how the survivors re-built the society
Don't Read it For:
For all those who do not enjoy the war, this is not your pick.
What makes this book stand out?:
The beauty of the narration wherein every single detail has been put with utmost precision is what makes this stand out.

The Mutineer: A Romance of Pitcairn Island

This epic novel by Louis Becke and Walter Jeffery showcase the beautiful romantic narration of the writers. It is all about the informative narration of the voyages

Read it For:
The informative and romantic narration of the beautiful voyages.
Don't Read it For:
It is spread over a long period of 15 years. It is a time-taking narration and do not go too well with everybody
What makes this book stand out?:
The interactive narrative of the writers and the information provided

Pitcairn Island, the Bounty Mutineers and their descendants: A history

This volume by Robert W. Kirk and Herbert Ford holds detailed history of the islanders of Pitcairn and the settlement through the 21st century

Read it For:
for better understanding of the life and basics of the habitants of the Pitcairn Islands
Don't Read it For:
This is a historical take and does not go too well with the non-historical lovers
What makes this book stand out?:
- The brilliance with which the details have been put across in the book is absolutely stunning and makes this a stand out master piece.
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Pitcairn Islan ( The Bounty Trilogy)

This beautiful narration by Charles Bernard Nordhoff and James Norma Hall displays a tale of murder, vengeance and drunkenness

Read it For:
To understand the intricate relation of the Tahitians and the fate of the Christian
Don't Read it For:
A typical mode of writing and narration is used which do not go too well with the classic lovers
What makes this book stand out?:
The beautiful analogy of the book by the writers is what makes it stand out

Pitcairn Island Refuge of the Bounty Mutineers

This lovely depiction of the pictoral history of the Island is what this book by Maurice Allward is all about.

Read it For:
The better understanding of the discovery and settle ment of the Bounty Mutineers.
Don't Read it For:
Extremely detailed description, might not go too well with all audiences.
What makes this book stand out?:
The detailed illustration of the settlement of the Norfolk Islands and the Bounty Mutineers

The Lonely Island: The refuge of the Mutineers

The book by R.RM. Ballantyne is all about what happened with the escaped mutineers of a famous ship.

Read it For:
The excellent narration of the chaos and difficulties the mutineers faced
Don't Read it For:
Extremely classic narrative feels too monotonous to many readers and hence does not go too well
What makes this book stand out?:
The narrative and excellent research being put into practice.

Mutiny on the Bounty

This is the first novel to explore all the Bounty’s voyage. The novel by John Boyne also talks about a narrative plot of a boy who was supposed to serve as the captain’s personal valet but was injured

Read it For:
A little melodramatic attempt with excellent informative evidence makes it worth the read
Don't Read it For:
The melodramatic attempt does not go too well with every reader.
What makes this book stand out?:
unlike the various informative books, this is a novel with a story line.

The Journal of Fletcher Christian: Together with the History of Henry Corkill

The novel by Peter Corris talks about the seductive charm and rollicking tales of the Pacific Islands. This is a true story about the famous mutineer Fletcher Christian

Read it For:
A great narrative and informative adaptation of a true story.
Don't Read it For:
Not just an informative encycleopedia of details
What makes this book stand out?:
The excellent narrative style of writing and sourced mysterious journals and research

Serpent in Paradise

The writer Dea Birkett showcases his curiosity and research in this book.

Read it For:
To understand how the writer’s curiosity to know and understand the secluded Eden turn him into a prisoner of sorts in the same land which had once embraced him warmly
Don't Read it For:
A lot of ups and downs in terms of understanding is seen in the book.
What makes this book stand out?:
Lovely narration showcases how the monotonous and difficult transition of the feuds and thwarted desires of the habitants turned the writer into a prisoner

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