In the Metropolitan Magazine, where this novel
originally appeared (Sep. 1834-Jan. 1836), Marryat
prepared his readers for its reception in the following
It has been the fate of very few British writers to have their effigies burned on the streets of New York; it may well be that Captain Frederick Marryat is the only one to whom this has happened. Marr...
Frederick Marryat was almost fifty and had long completed the work for which he must have imagined he would be remembered when he wrote his first book for children, Masterman Ready (1841-1842). Follow...