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Treasure Island

by:Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894

While going through the possessions of a deceased guest who owed them money, the mistress of the inn and her son find a treasure map that leads them to a pirate's fortune.

Editions:5467  Date:1000 - 2641  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Juvenile works, Adventure fiction, Sea stories, Action and adventure fiction, Action and adventure fiction

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Moby Dick : or the whale

by:Melville, Herman, 1819-1891

A classic of the sea, telling of the pursuit of Moby Dick, the white whale who defied capture.

Editions:3541  Date:1800 - 2022  Genre(s):Sea stories, Psychological fiction, Psychological fiction, Adventure fiction, Action and adventure fiction

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Twenty thousand leagues under the sea

by:Verne, Jules, 1828-1905

A nineteenth-century science fiction tale of an electric submarine, its eccentric captain, and undersea world, which anticipated many of the scientific achievements of the twentieth century.

Editions:2638  Date:1800 - 2021  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Science fiction, Science fiction, Science fiction, Juvenile works, Sea fiction

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Lord Jim

by:Conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924

Stripped of his seaman's license, convinced of his own cowardice, Jim sets out on a tragic and transcendent search for redemption.

Editions:1858  Date:1850 - 2021  Genre(s):Psychological fiction, Psychological fiction, Sea stories, Sea stories

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The sea-wolf

by:London, Jack, 1876-1916

Life of a Norwegian sealing schooner and a grim picture of a sailor who is a combination of savage and superman.

Editions:854  Date:1900 - 2021  Genre(s):Sea stories, Allegories, Sea stories, Allegories, Allegories

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Nostromo : a tale of the seaboard

by:Conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924

One of the greatest political novels in any language, Nostromo enacts the establishment of modern capitalism in a remote South American province locked between the Andes and the Pacific. This edition offers new insights into Conrad's masterpiece. - ;'I have heard no end of tales of his strength, his audacity, his fidelity ... incorruptible! It is indeed a name of honour for the Capataz of the Cargadores of Sulaco.'. One of the greatest political novels in any language, Nostromo enacts the establishment of modern capitalism in a remote South American province locked between the Andes and the Paci.

Editions:928  Date:1900 - 2021  Genre(s):Sea stories, Political fiction, Political fiction, Sea stories

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Captains Courageous : a story of the Grand Banks

by:Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936

After being washed overboard from an ocean liner, a spoiled millionaire's son is rescued by New England fishermen who put him to work on their boat.

Editions:1018  Date:1890 - 9787  Genre(s):Sea stories, Bildungsromans, Sea stories, Bildungsromans, Bildungsromans

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The adventures of Roderick Random

by:Smollett, Tobias

Famed Scottish satirist Tobias Smollett effortlessly blends humor and adventure in The Adventures of Roderick Random. Based on Smollett's own experiences in the military and heavily influenced by Miguel de Cervantes' Don Quixote, this book is a hilarious romp that takes the title character on a series of misadventures around the globe.

Editions:675  Date:1748 - 2020  Genre(s):Picaresque literature, Sea stories, Adventure fiction, Action and adventure fiction, Sea stories

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The pilot : a tale of the sea

by:Cooper, James Fenimore, 1789-1851

An attempt during the Revolutionary War to abduct some Englishmen for exchange against American prisoners. Plot suggested by the adventures of John Paul Jones.

Editions:576  Date:1800 - 2019  Genre(s):Sea stories, History, Sea stories, Historical fiction, Historical fiction

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The rescue

by:Conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924

Annotation‡bWidely regarded as one of the most elegant stylists of English prose, Joseph Conrad set many of his works of fiction on boats and ships at sea. The Rescue is the last in a series of texts in which Conrad fictionalized his own life experiences as a sailor. The novel blends high seas adventure with romance and Conrad's trademark psychological complexity.

Editions:366  Date:1919 - 2020  Genre(s):Romance fiction, Romance fiction, Love stories, Sea stories

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