It was in the autumn of the year 1828, that an elderly
and infirm gentleman was slowly pacing up and down
in a large dining-room. He had apparently finished
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...