Literature Paul Gallico Poseidon Adventure

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Poseidon Adventure

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A relaxing Christmas cruise soon turns into a tragic accident as the luxury ocean liner, SS Poseidon, capsizes under a colossal tidal wave, and the passengers on board suddenly find themselves struggling for survival. A group of fifteen passengers face daunting obstacles, challenges and dangers, as well as a string of personal crises, in a fearsome race to escape the capsized ship. In a timescale of just ten hours, they face a life-changing physical and emotional battle forever changing the people they had once been. This extraordinary novel captures the true essence of human courage and spirit in a gripping fight for survival. The movie re-make screening in NZ is from June Ist.

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The inspiration for the 2006 Warner Bros. film, Poseidon, Paul Gallico’s The Poseidon Adventure is an intense and dramatic story about a gigantic ocean liner and its unimaginable final journey.

When a rogue wave capsizes the luxury cruise ship, a small group of survivors find themselves unlikely allies in a battle for their lives. As the unstable vessel rapidly fills with water each must draw on skills and strengths they didn’t even know they possessed, fighting against time for their own survival and for each other.

About the Author:

Paul Gallico was born in New York in 1895. A journalist and author, Gallico wrote the bestselling Snow Goose which placed him on an international stage. He died in 1976.

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