P. J. VAN DER VOORT: The Pen and the Quarter-Deck. A study of the Life and Works of Capt Frederick Chaumier, R.N.

Jan Ploeger


Narratives with a military historical theme, which run their courses at sea, have an especial fascination for a large number of readers. Presumably the inherent reason for this stems from a longing for adventure and the element of suspense which distinguishes works of this nature.


Captain Hornblower; Admiral Hornblower; Joseph Conrad; Capt Frederick Marryat; Jack Adams; the Mutineer

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5787/4-2-939


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