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The Stories That Shocked The Islands

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This book is a fascinating collection of the biggest news events ever to hit
the Channel Islands.

The stories include the Shipwrecks of the ‘Stella’ in 1899 as well as the
Channiland ‘St Malo’ in 1995.

We also look at the Beast of Jersey’s 12 year reign of terror in the 1960s
and 70s to the Great Storm, the Newall Murders and Jambo the Lowland Gorilla
in the 1980s.

These are just
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Kindle Edition, 131 pages
Published November 23rd 2007
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Tania Payton
Apr 30, 2015 Tania Payton rated it liked it
I found this interesting reading, having family from the islands, and being interested myself in the history and stories from there, this book gave me more details and insight into these stories.

One issue I did have was that most of the stories are from Jersey, which makes sense since the author is from there and it is the larger of the group of Channel Islands. Would have liked to have read more stories from Guernsey or Alderney.

The formatting for Kindle is a little off in places, perhaps with
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