A Night to Remember

  • by Walter Lord
  • Narrated by Richard Davidson
  • 5 hrs and 46 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

She was called “the ship that God himself couldn’t sink,” yet on her maiden voyage, the ship Titanic brushed an iceberg and sank less than three hours later, carrying 1,503 men, women, and children to their death. In this dramatic and historic recreation of the bravery and agony that marked that fateful night, author and historian Walter Lord paints a portrait of the last hours of the Titanic’s first and final voyage.


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What made the experience of listening to A Night to Remember the most enjoyable?

very interesting topic

What was one of the most memorable moments of A Night to Remember?

Not having to hear the names Rose or Jack

What about Richard Davidson’s performance did you like?

no issues with the narration

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- Justin

No Rose. No Jack. No problem!

Although this book was written in the 1950s the facts are scientifically accurate as opposed to many of the other stories that were being passed around at that time,

He does not over dramatize this event nor does he sugar coat it. Nonetheless it did leave me feeling dreadfully sad for these poor souls and quite angry for the useless loss of life. In retrospect we now know these lives could have easily been saved.

This book was the source material for a movie of the same name starring Kenneth Moore. I highly recommend this book as we owe so much to those who died on Titanic. Many laws and regulations changed due to this disaster. Every time you get on a boat and you see all those life boats remember that it was because they died we have an excellent chance of getting back to shore dry, safe and sound.

In addition Richard Davidson's performance is so perfect I felt proud to be British!
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- Julia "British ex-pat living in NC. Have more personalities than Sybil which is reflected in my choice of books! Frustrated writer at heart."

Book Details

  • Release Date: 07-08-2011
  • Publisher: Recorded Books