Tom Cringle's Log [NOOK Book]

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Michael Scott (1789-1835) spent much of his life in the West Indies during one of the most dynamic periods in British colonial history. A plantation manager and merchant in Jamaica, his knowledge of Caribbean pirates was first-hand.

During his years in the West Indies, Tom Cringle's Log took shape in Scott's mind as a series of maritime and tropical adventure sketches. Later, after they were published anonymously in Blackwood's Magazine, the ...

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Overview

Michael Scott (1789-1835) spent much of his life in the West Indies during one of the most dynamic periods in British colonial history. A plantation manager and merchant in Jamaica, his knowledge of Caribbean pirates was first-hand.

During his years in the West Indies, Tom Cringle's Log took shape in Scott's mind as a series of maritime and tropical adventure sketches. Later, after they were published anonymously in Blackwood's Magazine, the tales were melded together as an exciting novel.

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"One of the most accurate pictures of West Indian life, both afloat and on shore, during the early part of the nineteenth century." (Reader's Digest of Books)
Library Journal
The title character of this 1834 novel is a midshipman serving aboard the HMS Torch. The episodic story follows his adventures both on land and sea. Fans of historical action fiction should find this fun. Copyright 2000 Cahners Business Information.\
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"Said to rank with or surpass . . . Cooper and Marryat."  —The World's Best Books

"One of the most accurate pictures of West Indian life, both afloat and on shore, during the early part of the nineteenth century."  —Reader's Digest of Books

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940022135428
  • Publisher: Hartford, S. Andrus & Son
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: Digitized from 1846 volume
  • File size: 2 MB

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