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Great sea stories of all nations

H. M. Tomlinson

Great sea stories of all nations

by H. M. Tomlinson

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Published by Spring Books in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sea stories.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by H. M. Tomlinson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ1.T597 Gr7, PN6071.S4 Gr7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1040 p.
    Number of Pages1040
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5718762M
    LC Control Number70384706

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Some of the authors whose stories were selected for this work include: Hans Christian Andersen, Giovanni Boccaccio, Winston Churchill, Joseph Conrad, Daniel DeFoe, Anatole France, Victor Hugo, Selma Lagerlof, Basil Lubbock, John Masefield, Herman Melville, Edgar Allan Poe, Felix Riesenberg, Morley Roberts, Jonathan Swift, and H.G.

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Tomlinson, HM (editor). OCLC Number: Description: pages 21 cm: Contents: Part one. Modern Greece: Sea / Antrea Karkavitsas --Belgium: The beggars of Zealand / Charles de Coster --Holland: The Flying Dutchman / Auguste Jal --How William the Silent opened the Gates of the sea / J.L.

Motley --The man who first rounded the Horn / John Callander --The Dutch story of the Four Days' Battle /. OCLC Number: Description: xxiv, pages ; 22 cm: Contents: Ancient Greece: How Odysseus made himself a raft Great sea stories of all nations book how Poseidon, Shaker of the Earth, overwhelmed him with a storm / Homer --How the Greeks defeated the Persians off the isle of Salamis / Aeschylus --How the ship Argo passed between the clashing rocks / Apollonius Rhodius --How Lucian of.

This is a fascinating book of great stories of all nations from Ancient Greece and Rome to Britain, Japan and America. There are many stories from many well-known authors such as Homer, Winston Churchill and Sir Walter Raleigh.

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This collection of sea stories contains classics from all ages and nations—from Homer's description of the raft of Odysseus to a vivid report by Jack London of a ferryboat collision in San Francisco harbor. Here are tales of proud sailing ships from Herman Melville, Richard Henry Dana, Jr., Charles Kingsley, Victor Hugo and James Fenimore :   The Great Sea ranges stupendously across time and the whole extraordinary space of the Mediterranean from Gibraltar to Jaffa, Venice to Alexandria.

Rather than imposing a false unity on the sea and the teeming human activity it has sustained, the book emphasises diversity - ethnic, linguistic, religious and political/5(). Tomlinson Collects a Sea Anthology; "Great Sea Stories of All Nations" Ranges All the Way From Noah And Homer to William McFee.Section The New York Times Book Review, Page 64 Buy Reprints.

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My library.The settings of nautical fiction vary greatly, including merchant ships, liners, naval ships, fishing vessels, life boats, etc., along with sea ports and fishing villages. When describing nautical fiction, scholars most frequently refer to novels, novellas, and short stories, sometimes under the name of sea novels or sea stories.