The Full Story
The first modern work to give a comprehensive picture of the RMS Titanic and the people intertwined with her fate, from disaster to recovery.
Drawn from primary sources and contemporary accounts and updated to coincide with the April 2012 anniversary, this new heart-rending narrative allows readers to come to their own conclusions about this legendary vessel.
Daniel Allen Butler spent more than 30 years researching the work, delving into the lives of every principal participant.
In addition to examining the roles played by individual, he also looks into the problems of equipment and errors in technical data that resulted in the deaths of 1502 people. Rather than focussing on the night of the tragedy alone, he also investigates the events leading up to and following the fateful night.
Unsinkable provides a fresh look at the Titanic’s incredible story.Irish News
A very distinctive and detailed analytic approach to the subject. One of the most thorough accounts of the disaster, it's causes and it's aftermath. Unsinkable' manages to maintain interest throughout thanks to it's clear and compelling narrativeNautilus Telegraph
'The moment they fell into the water the waves caught them and dashed them violently against the rocks, and the survivors on shore could perceive the unfortunate creatures...struggling amidst the waves, and one by one sinking under them.' (Hereford Times, 28 January 1854) The wrecking of the RMS Tayleur made headlines nearly 60 years before the Titanic. Both were run by the White Star Line, both were heralded as the most splendid ships of their time – and both sank in tragic circumstances on their maiden voyages. On 19 January 1854 the Tayleur, a large merchant vessel, left Liverpool for Australia;…By Gill Hoffs
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