101 Things You Thought You Knew about the Titanic-- But Didn't!

Front Cover
Penguin Books, 2011 - Reference - 301 pages
3 Reviews

April 15th, 2012, will be the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic.

People have an endless fascination with the Titanic, yet much of what they know today is a mixture of fact and fiction. In one hundred and one brief and engaging chapters, Tim Maltin, one of the foremost experts on the Titanic, reveals the truth behind the most common beliefs about the ship and the night it sank. From physics to photographs, lawsuits to love stories, Maltin doesn't miss one tidbit surrounding its history. Heavily researched and filled with detailed descriptions, quotes from survivors, and excerpts from the official inquiries, this book is guaranteed to make readers rethink everything they thought they knew about the legendary ship and its tragic fate.

What people are saying - Write a review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - MerryMary - LibraryThing

Small, straightforward, packed with information (although, in fact, I did know quite a bit of it), and impressively researched and cited. Written in the form of Numbered Myth: Answer. No pictures ... Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - Allizabeth - LibraryThing

Description: 101 Things You Thought You Knew About The Titanic... But Didn't!, was released to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic on April 15, 1912. It contains exactly ... Read full review

Other editions - View all

About the author (2011)

Tim Maltin is a marketing and public relations consultant who has been researching the Titanic for more than twenty-five years. He lives in Wiltshire, England.

Bibliographic information