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Short Cruises
     

Short Cruises

by William Wymark Jacobs
 

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William Wymark Jacobs was a Victorian era writer (1863-1943) who captured the charm of a seaman's life in his telling and humorous stories and books. William Wymark Jacobs is known especially for his sea stories. His familiarity with the wharves and the people who frequented them gave him material for these stories. He was also known for some of his short ghost tales

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William Wymark Jacobs was a Victorian era writer (1863-1943) who captured the charm of a seaman's life in his telling and humorous stories and books. William Wymark Jacobs is known especially for his sea stories. His familiarity with the wharves and the people who frequented them gave him material for these stories. He was also known for some of his short ghost tales and stories of mystery and the macabre, such as the "Monkey's Paw".

A classic volume illustrated with many full-page, fantastic line drawings of scenes from the stories, including those depicting docks, drunken sailors, captains, ships and boats, dock workers, nosy old ladies, and more comical characters

Product Details

BN ID:
2940025710127
Publisher:
McKinlay, Stone& Mackenzie
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
281 KB

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