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The Best sea stories.

The Best sea stories.

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Published by Hamlyn in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sea stories, English.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR1309.S4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination720p. ;
    Number of Pages720
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17315871M
    ISBN 100600502155
    OCLC/WorldCa16089906

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You'll check out these audio books just like you would a library book and they'll be returned at the end of the loan period. Jack London was fast becoming a celebrity author by the time The Sea Wolf was published, and the book was an instant best seller.

Although harsh conditions at sea lend a psychological element to many maritime novels, this theme is especially notable in The Sea Wolf, and still makes for a fascinating drama over one hundred years later!