The King's Own (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

The King's Own (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by Frederick Marryat
     
 

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The good captain’s second novel, published in 1830, pits an admiral’s grandson against smugglers, pirates, sharks, and the French. After his father is hanged in a notorious mutiny and the death of his mother, Willy Seymore rises from ship’s boy to midshipman to lieutenant, unaware that he stands to inherit a vast estate.

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The good captain’s second novel, published in 1830, pits an admiral’s grandson against smugglers, pirates, sharks, and the French. After his father is hanged in a notorious mutiny and the death of his mother, Willy Seymore rises from ship’s boy to midshipman to lieutenant, unaware that he stands to inherit a vast estate.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411448216
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
04/19/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
430
Sales rank:
636,531
File size:
555 KB

Meet the Author


Captain Frederick Marryat (1792-1848) was an English Royal Navy officer for 25 years, and wrote stirring adventures of the high sea. A member of Charles Dickens’s literary circle, his pioneering maritime stories, which remain popular today, influenced Joseph Conrad, Ernest Hemingway, C. S. Forester, and Patrick O’Brian.

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