Publisher: Macmillan; 1st Ed. edition (September 2002)
Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub
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A publishing occasion - a brand new e-book through a well known writer - concerning the literary connections to Britain's maximum maritime catastrophe From the writer of the vintage "A Sultry Month", comes a quick paintings of narrative non-fiction that encompasses the literary and seafaring worlds. In 1805 John Wordsworth, brother of the extra well-known William, set sail from Weymouth Bay in command of a wide service provider send. reason on taking the Abergavenny around the frontier of the recognized international, the team and commander have been ready for affliction, piracy and the unknown. they did not, despite the fact that, suspect that they might by no means make it out of British waters and that hundreds of thousands could perish nearby of land. John Wordsworth deliberate to proportion the fortune he could make at the Abergavenny with William so he will be loose to proceed his poetry. as an alternative John resulted in a watery grave and William might see that the easiest of his paintings was once now at the back of him. this is often an intimate and fantastically saw view of a kin and the consequences of tragedy.