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Deadly Sails - Complete Collection - History of Pirates Trues Stories about the Most Notorious Pirates & Most Famous Pirate Novels - cover

Deadly Sails - Complete Collection - History of Pirates Trues Stories about the Most Notorious Pirates & Most Famous Pirate Novels

Edgar Allan Poe, Charles Dickens, Alexandre Dumas, L. Frank Baum, Washington Irving, James Fenimore Cooper, Robert Louis Stevenson, Charles Kingsley, William Hope Hodgson, Frederick Marryat, Howard Pyle, Maturin Murray Ballou, Walter Scott, F. Scott Fitzgerald, J.M. Barrie, Charles Johnson, Harry Collingwood, G. A. Henty, Arthur Conan Doyle, W. H. G. Kingston, Robert E. Howard, J. Allan Dunn, Max Pemberton, R. M. Ballantyne, William Clark Russell, Harold MacGrath, Charles Boardman Hawes, Joseph Lewis French, Jack London, Jules Verne

Publisher: Good Press

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Deadly Sails - Complete Collection' assembles a flotilla of narratives from the pens of some of the most distinguished authors known for their contributions to adventure, mystery, and maritime literature. The anthology spans a vast ocean of themes including the raw confrontation with nature, the human spirit's indefatigable quest for the unknown, and the dark, oftentimes supernatural, mysteries that lurk beneath the deck. Each piece, varying from the classic high-seas adventure to tales of ghostly ships and uncharted territories, is meticulously chosen to represent the polyphony of styles and epochal voices that have shaped literature over centuries. Noteworthy are stories that innovate the maritime genre, weaving together narrative techniques that reflect the complexities of the human condition against a backdrop of the formidable sea. The diversity of literary stylesfrom the suspenseful gothic to the thrilling escapadeunderscores the anthologys significance within the literary canon, showcasing an unparalleled breadth in exploring the tempestuous relationship between humanity and the maritime world. The contributing authors, hailing from a spectrum of cultural backgrounds and historical periods, collectively illuminate the evolving dynamics of societal, historical, and personal challenges faced at sea. From Jules Vernes scientific romances to Edgar Allan Poes tales of mystery and macabre, and F. Scott Fitzgeralds poignant narratives, the anthology reflects a rich mosaic of literary movements, including Romanticism, Realism, and the Modernist wave. These authors, many of whom were pioneers in their own right, engage with themes of exploration, existential dread, and the dichotomy of man versus nature, offering a panoramic view of human resilience and frailty. The Deadly Sails - Complete Collection is not merely an anthology; it is a voyage across the tumultuous seas of human emotion and ambition through the lens of some of literatures greatest minds. It beckons readers to set sail into a realm where tales of adventure, mystery, and the supernatural converge, promising a journey that transcends the boundaries of ordinary life. Scholars, enthusiasts of maritime lore, and aficionados of classic literature alike will find in these pages a confluence of stirring narratives that not only entertain but enlighten, fostering a deeper appreciation for the diverse currents that have shaped the literary world.
Available since: 12/16/2023.
Print length: 11553 pages.

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