Pitcairn's Island Author:Charles Nordhoff and James Norman Hall Third in the "Bounty Trilogy" ("Mutiny on the Bounty" and "Men Against the Sea" are before it). — The three historical novels, solidly based on fact, that make up the Bounty Trilogy have been called the greatest sea story of all time. Each is a complete and separate novel, and this one -- PITCAIRN'S ISLAND -- concludes the trilogy. — The mutineers... more » sailed the Bounty back to Tahiti after setting Captain Bligh and his loyal crewmen adrift. Tahiti was a paradise, but they all knew that some day the British Navy would come looking for them and that, if caught, they would be executed.
So late in December, 1789, the Bounty set sail to the east. Aboard were nine of the original mutineers along with 12 Tahitian women and 6 Tahitian men. They were searching for an uncharted island where they could never be found. This is the story of their discover of Pitcairn's Island, a paradise that became a living hell of terror and bloodshed and death.« less