Captain Margaret (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

Captain Margaret (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by John Masefield
     
 

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This romance of the Spanish Main, set in the 17th century, was Masefield's first novel.  A contemporary review in the Observer noted:  "His style is crisp, curt and vigorous.  He has the Stevensonian sea-swagger, the Stevensonian sense of beauty and poetic spirit.  Mr. Masefield's descriptions ring true and his characters carry

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This romance of the Spanish Main, set in the 17th century, was Masefield's first novel.  A contemporary review in the Observer noted:  "His style is crisp, curt and vigorous.  He has the Stevensonian sea-swagger, the Stevensonian sense of beauty and poetic spirit.  Mr. Masefield's descriptions ring true and his characters carry conviction."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411444768
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
03/01/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
392
File size:
344 KB

Meet the Author


John Masefield (1878-1967) was an English poet and novelist.  He also served for the Red Cross most of his life. He is best known today for the classic children's fantasy novels The Midnight Folk (1927) and The Box of Delights (1935), as well as his memorable poetry. Masefield was appointed Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom in 1930, a position he held until his death. 

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