A Fleet in Being

A Fleet in Being

by Rudyard Kipling

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A Fleet in Being by Rudyard Kipling

Some thirty of her Majesty’s men-of-war were involved in this matter; say a dozen battleships of the most recent, and seventeen or eighteen cruisers; but my concern was limited to one of a new type commanded by an old friend. I had some dim knowledge of the interior of a warship, but none of the new world into which I stepped from a Portsmouth wherry one wonderful summer evening in ’97.

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ISBN-13: 9783736819191
Publisher: BookRix
Publication date: 06/10/2014
Sold by: Readbox
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 87
File size: 431 KB

About the Author

Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) was one of the most popular writers in the United Kingdom in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. His fiction works include The Jungle Book — a classic of children’s literature — and the rousing adventure novel Kim, as well as books of poems, short stories, and essays. In 1907, at the age of 42, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.

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