Author: Erik Larson

Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania by Erik Larson

Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania by Erik Larson

Erik Larson has a way of writing non-fiction that makes you fall for the players.  History should be told in precisely this way, as a story.  History can either be presented statistically or artistically.  Most audiences will be far more captivated by a narrative than just names and dates.  This is why I like authors like Tom Holland and Erik Larson. Dead Wake tells the story of the RMS Lusitania.  In May 1915, the Lusitania was en route from New York to Liverpool when a torpedo was shot at it from a German U-Boat.  The Lusitania carried 1900 people on that […]

Posted March 4, 2019 in Reviews // 2 Comments //