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On the exotic island of Madeira, an American Navy sailor meets a young British woman. As they decide to dispense with formalities, their sly and secretive arrangements (with a little help from a crewman friend) supply the humor in this 1896 story—the first by a master of American naturalism.
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About the Author
Winston Churchill (1871-1947) was an American author, essayist, and poet. His first acclaimed work was Richard Carvel (1899), but he went on to publish twelve books and many plays. His naturalist style and political flair were characteristic of his writings. He worked in politics, and wrote about his tours of battlefields in World War One.