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The Master Mariner By Nicholas Monsarrat The Master Mariner This is Nicholas Monsarrat s final masterpiece an epic tale of the sea and seafaring from the sixteenth century to near the end of the twentieth Told from the point of view of Mathew Lawe a young De

  • Title: The Master Mariner
  • Author: Nicholas Monsarrat
  • ISBN: 9780304296095
  • Page: 236
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The Master Mariner By Nicholas Monsarrat This is Nicholas Monsarrat s final masterpiece, an epic tale of the sea and seafaring from the sixteenth century to near the end of the twentieth.Told from the point of view of Mathew Lawe, a young Devon sailor who is cursed after a spectacular act of cowardice to wander the wild waters till all the seas run dry , it is historical fiction but beset by real events MonsarrThis is Nicholas Monsarrat s final masterpiece, an epic tale of the sea and seafaring from the sixteenth century to near the end of the twentieth.Told from the point of view of Mathew Lawe, a young Devon sailor who is cursed after a spectacular act of cowardice to wander the wild waters till all the seas run dry , it is historical fiction but beset by real events Monsarrat follows the great captains and naval adventurers from the Artic to the South Pacific Lawe represents the spirit of maritime exploration and fortitude his life is the thread stringing together a long history of nautical adventure.He finds himself mixed up with Drake and the Armada sailing with Hudson in search of the North West passage a buccaneer under Sir Henry Morgan in the Caribbean assisting Samuel Pepys with his responsibilities as Secretary to the Navy at the side of Captain Cook as he transports General Wolf to the storming of Quebec, and then on to his death in the Pacific serving in Nelson s household and then to the Nile, Naples and Trafalgar working on a slaver from Liverpool to the Caribbean press ganged aboard the Shannon just before her duel with the American Chesapeake, exploring the Artic with Sir John Franklin fighting in both world wars, including the action at Zebrugge and D Day before a final test with a tanker catching fire after the opening of the St.Lawrence Seaway and much besides Under sail and steam, as Mathew
    The Master Mariner By Nicholas Monsarrat

    Home The Master Mariner The title of Master Mariner is reserved for those most senior maritime professionals, who have made significant academic and experiential progress and gained the STCW Unlimited Master The Master Mariner Both Volumes I II by Nicholas Monsarrat Told from the point of view of Mathew Lawe, a young Devon sailor who is cursed after a spectacular act of cowardice to wander the wild waters till all the seas run dry, it The Master Mariner Book Running Proud by Nicholas Sep , The Master Mariner book Read reviews from the world s largest community for readers In this, Nicholas Monsarrat s masterpiece, Lawe represents the The master mariner Bk Monsarrat, Nicholas The Master Mariner Book Darken Ship Nicholas Monsarrat . out of stars Hardcover . Usually ships within to weeks Next Customers who bought this item also bought Page of Start over Page of This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed In order to navigate out of this The Master Mariner, Book Darken Ship, The Unfinished Reviewed in the United States on April , Mr Monsarrat died before he could finish his epic sequel to The Master Mariner Running Proud The weaving of history through the life of his fictional character is wonderful, in the original sense of the word inspiring awe and admiration. Master Mariner Producing the Finest Instruments for over Master Mariner offers single and double hardwood cradles for your Gift Sets These are constructed American Walnut or American Pecan in different finishes We also have hardwood wall plaques in attractive finishes to match your home or boat Is the Gift Box real leather No Master Mariner does not harm any animals to produce our product line.

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    1. John Duncan on said:

      I recently acquired a copy of the unfinished volume 2, having read volume 1 a few years ago Darken Ship, the first chapter, is the only one which is nearly complete and the rest are only really overviews Taken as a single project the work is superb, moving and at times horrifying Well worth a week or so of reading time.

    2. KOMET on said:

      Several years ago, I came across this novel by accident, thumbed through a few pages, and curiosity piqued, began to read it The story is centered around Matthew Lawe, a young English seaman who, as part of the convoy of ships tasked with tackling the Spanish Armada, flees his battle station while under fire Consequently, for forsaking his comrades, Matthew is punished to live unto perpetuity until the seas run dry Thus, Matthew passes through the succeeding centuries as a seaman in a variety of [...]

    3. Garry Duncan on said:

      I have been a long time fan of Monserrat, I had this novel on my to Read list for too long I finally got around to reading it over the last month and found it an enthralling history of famous naval characters and events Monserrat s research brings an authenticity to each episode which makes the book thoroughly satisfying.

    4. Eric on said:

      The book is really a series of short stories involving our same cursed character I learned things I never knew about the famous of history s mariners Hudson s crew mutinied and set Henry adrift I had know about Nelson s wife never receiving any benefits after Nelson s demise, but I did not know about Nelson s affair Over all an interesting read.

    5. Brad Smith on said:

      I d have given it 6 stars if it were finished A brilliant and enlightening tale across centuries of a sailors life, loved it

    6. Anneke van dijken on said:

      Na een paar bladzijdes gelezen te hebben, heb ik die terug in de boekenkast gezet Het boek pakte mij niet Wie weet lees ik die in de toekomst wel weer.

    7. John on said:

      A tour de force historical novel covering hundreds of years of British sea going prowess Unfortunately Monsarrat died before completing Vol 2, but the work is informative and interesting.

    8. Deborah Thompson on said:

      it was a very long time ago but the memory of this book has remained

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