Frederick Marryat

Mr. Midshipman Easy


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One of the first novel-length pieces of nautical fiction, MR. MIDSHIPMAN EASY (1836) is a funny and easygoing account of the adventures of J…

Sea Stories


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Most of us have passed through a period of life during which we have ardently longed to be, if not actually a rover, a buccaneer, or a pirat…

The Children of the New Forest (version 2)


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The Children of the New Forest is a children's novel published in 1847 by Frederick Marryat. It is set in the time of the English Civil War …

The Children of the New Forest


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The children of Colonel Beverley, a Cavalier officer killed at the Battle of Naseby are believed to have died in the flames when their house…

The Naval Officer, or Scenes in the Life and Adventures of Frank Mildmay


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Marryat was a midshipman under Captain Cochrane and this, his first naval adventure, is considered to be a highly autobiographical telling o…

Jacob Faithful


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Rebelling against the career chosen for him by his wealthy family, Frederic Marryat joined the Royal Navy in 1806 at the age of 14. He first…

Snarleyyow


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This is a quite amusing nautical tale of the British Navy of the around the year 1700. While, as with much early 'humor', it is somewhat h…

Børnene i Nyskoven


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Handlingen foregår i 1600-tallet under den Engelske borgerkrig. Fire forældreløse adelsbørn må flygte fra de…

International Short Stories Volume 2: English Stories


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The second volume of a 3 volume anthology, this work focuses on 'English' short stories, although it includes writers from other parts of th…

Peter Simple


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Peter Simple, 'the fool of the family', son of a parson but heir presumptive to a title, goes to sea as midshipman during the Napoleonic war…

Short Ghost and Horror Collection 031


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A collection of twenty stories featuring ghoulies, ghosties, long-leggedy beasties and things that go bump in the night. Expect shivers up …

First Chapter Collection 003


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Librivox First Chapter Collection 003 - a collection of the first chapters of 15 different books, chosen by Librivox volunteers. This volum…