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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:5471  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

by:Melville, Herman, 1819-1891

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

Editions:3203  Date:1800 - 2020  Genre(s):Sea stories, Adventure fiction, Psychological fiction, Psychological fiction, Action and adventure fiction

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Lord Jim

by:Conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924

The story of a would-be hero who deserts what he thinks is a sinking ship and thereafter is haunted by shame and the need to explain himself.

Editions:1783  Date:1850 - 2020  Genre(s):Psychological fiction, Psychological fiction, Sea stories, Sea stories

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Heart of darkness

by:Conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924

In Conrad's haunting tale, Marlow, a seaman and wanderer, recounts his physical and psychological journey in search of the enigmatic Kurtz. Traveling to the heart of the African continent, he discovers how Kurtz has gained his position of power and influence over the local people. Marlow's struggle to fathom his experience involves him in a radical questioning of not only his own nature and values but the nature and values of his society.

Editions:1276  Date:1753 - 2020  Genre(s):Psychological fiction, Psychological fiction, Parables, Sea stories

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20,000 leagues under the sea

by:Verne, Jules, 1828-1905

Retells the adventures of a French professor and his two companions as they sail above and below the world's oceans as prisoners on the fabulous electric submarine of the deranged Captain Nemo.

Editions:1966  Date:1800 - 2020  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Science fiction, Science fiction, Science fiction, Juvenile works, Action and adventure fiction

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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:827  Date:1900 - 2019  Genre(s):Sea stories, Allegories, Sea stories, Action and adventure fiction, Action and adventure fiction

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Nostromo

by:Conrad, Joseph, 1857-1924

"Conrad's pessimistic worldview colors this novel depicting the brutality of Latin American politics and the tragedies that inevitably ensue."

Editions:873  Date:1900 - 2020  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

The spoiled son of a millionaire, Harvey Cheyne is used to living a life of luxury. But when an accident at sea brings him to the deck of a Massachusetts fishing boat, he is suddenly thrown into a world he knows nothing about. Can he endure the back-breaking work of a fisherman? Will he ever see his parents again? Will he survive in a world where money does not matter, and laziness can lead to death on the high seas?

Editions:961  Date:1890 - 9787  Genre(s):Sea stories, Bildungsromans, Sea stories, Bildungsromans, Bildungsromans

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Twenty thousand leagues under the sea

by:Verne, Jules, 1828-1905

The adventures of a French scientist and his companions who travel the seven seas in the mid-nineteenth century as prisoners in the submarine of the mysterious Captain Nemo.

Editions:654  Date:1800 - 2020  Type:Juvenile  Genre(s):Science fiction, Science fiction, Science fiction, Sea stories, Juvenile works

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Roderick Random

by:Smollett, T. (Tobias), 1721-1771

The career of an apprentice who goes out in the world to seek his fortune.

Editions:888  Date:1748 - 2019  Genre(s):Picaresque literature, Sea stories, Action and adventure fiction, Adventure fiction, Action and adventure fiction

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