Captain Frederick Marryat was born July 10 , and died August 8 He retired from the British navy in in order to devote himself to writing.
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In the following 20 years he wrote 26 books, many of which are among the very best of English literature, and some of which are still in print. Marryat had an extraordinary gift for the invention of episodes in his stories. He says somewhere that when he sat down for the day's work, he never knew what he was going to write. He certainly was a literary genius. This e text was transcribed in by Nick Hodson, and was reformatted in , and again in It was on a blusterous windy night in the early part of November, , that three men were on the high road near to the little village of Grassford, in the south of Devonshire.
The moon was nearly at the full, but the wild scud, and occasionally the more opaque clouds, passed over in such rapid succession, that it was rarely, and but for a moment or two, that the landscape was thrown into light and shadow; and the wind, which was keen and piercing, bent and waved the leafless branches of the trees which were ranged along the hedgerows, between which the road had been formed.
The three individuals to whom we have referred appeared all of them to have been indulging too freely in the ale which was sold at the public house about half a mile from the village, and from which they had just departed. His works were admired by Joseph Conrad and Ernest Hemingway among many others. This novel relates the adventures of the poacher, James Rushbrook. Size: Thin Octavo. More information about this seller Contact this seller 2.
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