The dog fiend, or Snarleyyow is the earliest
of the three novels, The Phantom Ship and The
Privateersman being the other two, in which Marryat
made use of historical events and attempte...
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...