Log In

Reset Password
BERMUDA | RSS PODCAST

Augustinovic launches second Bermuda trivia book

Writer Horst Augustinovic is to launch a second volume of his popular book on little-known facts about Bermuda.

Mr Augustinovic, who released ‘What You May Not Know About Bermuda' last year, a collection of his writings for The Royal Gazette's sister publication, This Week in Bermuda, said: “I wrote the first over a five-year period in This Week in Bermuda.

“The book was really successful, especially around Christmas. That led me to a second volume of things I found quirky or interesting and gets my attention.”

Volume Two of the series includes a potted history of Bermuda privateering — piracy with a legal gloss and how Bermuda almost went to war with the Bahamas.

Other tales include a new language invented in Bermuda, and stories of ships and planes linked to the island — some of which met tragic ends.

The book will be launched at a signing at Bookmart in Brown & Co, Front Street, Hamilton, on Saturday, October 19 between 1-4pm.

You must be Registered or to post comment or to vote.

Published October 01, 2013 at 9:00 am (Updated October 01, 2013 at 12:42 am)

Augustinovic launches second Bermuda trivia book

What you
Need to
Know
1. For a smooth experience with our commenting system we recommend that you use Internet Explorer 10 or higher, Firefox or Chrome Browsers. Additionally please clear both your browser's cache and cookies - How do I clear my cache and cookies?
2. Please respect the use of this community forum and its users.
3. Any poster that insults, threatens or verbally abuses another member, uses defamatory language, or deliberately disrupts discussions will be banned.
4. Users who violate the Terms of Service or any commenting rules will be banned.
5. Please stay on topic. "Trolling" to incite emotional responses and disrupt conversations will be deleted.
6. To understand further what is and isn't allowed and the actions we may take, please read our Terms of Service
7. To report breaches of the Terms of Service use the flag icon