Years before the Titanic sank, two mysterious books were published that seemed to predict the disaster
- The Titanic — a ship billed as an “unsinkable” luxury cruise liner — sank on April 15, 1912.
- Over 1,500 people died in the disaster.
- Two fictional stories penned in 1886 and 1898 describe events that share uncanny similarities with the tragedy.
- W.T. Stead, the author of one of the pieces, ultimately lost his life on the Titanic.
The Titanic disaster has inspired countless stories.
That’s not surprising. A luxury ocean liner sinking into the freezing Atlantic Ocean on its maiden voyage, dooming over 1,500 people, makes for a tale charged with pathos and danger.
Starting with “Saved from the Titanic,” a short silent