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 Staatshistorikus
Keywords: Captain Hornblower, Admiral Hornblower, Joseph Conrad, Capt Frederick Marryat, Jack Adams, the Mutineer


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.
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