Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Pressure Falling - Short Stories of Stormy Seas” as Want to Read:
Pressure Falling - Short Stories of Stormy Seas
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Pressure Falling - Short Stories of Stormy Seas

by
3.05  ·  Rating Details  ·  22 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Mark Chisnell’s non-fiction has been as applauded as his fiction, and these five essays all pack a typically stylish punch. The first, ‘Fastnet ‘79’ was written for the thirtieth anniversary of that desperate race, and assesses one way in which the sailing community tried to deal with the shock of the tragedy.

There are two accounts of epic attempts to round Cape Horn in s
...more
Nook, 0 pages
Published April 11th 2011 by Mark Chisnell, via Smashwords (first published April 10th 2011)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Pressure Falling - Short Stories of Stormy Seas, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Pressure Falling - Short Stories of Stormy Seas

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 37)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
John
May 24, 2014 John rated it it was ok
I looked forward to reading this book, it has sat on my virtual shelves for a few months waiting for a gap to be opened. Unfortunately when I did disappointment followed. Perhaps if I was reading it from the standpoint of a yachtsman rather than professional seafarers it may have worked a bit better for me. Throughout I felt the authors voice more than the power of the sea, or man's humility when faced with the sublime power of nature. The one chapter I did enjoy was the tale of freak waves; soo ...more
don roth
Sep 05, 2015 don roth rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Is that all?

Great reading, but very little of it, hardly a book .
Surely Mr Chisnell has a few more yarns up his sleeve?
Ani Jizmejian
Jul 17, 2013 Ani Jizmejian rated it really liked it
The rogue waves taking down the ships set my heart to racing. If you’re like me and never want to find yourself at the mercy of the sea, these tales will terrify you. Brilliantly done.
Maryann Curran
Maryann Curran rated it it was amazing
Aug 23, 2016
Paul britton
Paul britton rated it liked it
Aug 09, 2016
Omnamaha
Omnamaha marked it as to-read
Jun 04, 2016
Jos
Jos rated it really liked it
May 30, 2016
Peter
Peter rated it really liked it
May 21, 2016
Mr RF Morley
Mr RF Morley rated it it was ok
Apr 26, 2016
Donald Saxton
Donald Saxton marked it as to-read
Mar 01, 2016
Biscay
Biscay marked it as to-read
Jan 23, 2016
Kajola
Kajola marked it as to-read
Jan 20, 2016
Fi Gray
Fi Gray marked it as to-read
Jan 04, 2016
Sean
Sean rated it did not like it
Dec 23, 2015
John Manley
John Manley rated it it was ok
Dec 17, 2015
Dave Bay
Dave Bay rated it liked it
Jan 02, 2016
Bill
Bill marked it as to-read
Dec 08, 2015
Tom Gentry
Tom Gentry rated it really liked it
Sep 08, 2015
Michelle
Michelle rated it really liked it
Jan 03, 2015
Shannon
Shannon marked it as to-read
Sep 09, 2015
michaelkary
michaelkary rated it liked it
Nov 27, 2014
Ifor
Ifor rated it it was amazing
Nov 26, 2014
Maryjane Westra
Maryjane Westra rated it really liked it
Oct 11, 2014
Paul West
Paul West rated it did not like it
Aug 27, 2014
Malcolm Burtt
Malcolm Burtt rated it really liked it
Jul 08, 2014
Matt Taylor
Matt Taylor rated it really liked it
May 25, 2014
Sue G. Dowdy
Sue G. Dowdy rated it liked it
Feb 17, 2014
Ken
Ken marked it as to-read
Jan 12, 2014
Ruth
Ruth marked it as to-read
Jul 06, 2013
« previous 1 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
634766
What will you do... When it's you or them? When it's them... or the woman you love?

I’m Mark Chisnell and I write the kind of stories that will keep you turning the pages till you’re done, and still thinking about them long after that. This is the home of the Kindle-chart-topping Janac’s Games thrillers, and the Burn series featuring Vermont backcountry girl and wannabe-investigative journalist, Sa
...more
More about Mark Chisnell...

Share This Book