Jack Derringer A tale of deep water

By: Basil Lubbock
Published By: Double9 Books
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"Jack Derringer: A Tale of Deep Water" by Basil Lubbock is a riveting maritime adventure novel that plunges readers into the perilous depths of the sea. Set against the backdrop of the vast ocean expanse, this gripping tale follows the exploits of Jack Derringer, a fearless sailor with a thirst for adventure and a knack for navigating treacherous waters. As Jack embarks on a journey across the high seas, he encounters a series of thrilling challenges, from fierce storms to encounters with ruthless pirates. With his courage and determination, Jack braves the perils of the deep, facing each obstacle with unwavering resolve and ingenuity. Lubbock's vivid prose brings to life the beauty and danger of the maritime world, painting a vivid picture of life aboard a sailing vessel. From the creaking of the ship's timbers to the roar of the ocean waves, readers are transported to the heart of the action, experiencing every moment of Jack's exhilarating adventures. "Jack Derringer: A Tale of Deep Water" is a classic example of the maritime adventure genre, combining thrilling action with rich character development and evocative storytelling. With its timeless appeal and unforgettable protagonist, this novel continues to captivate readers with its tales of courage, camaraderie, and the enduring power of the human spirit.

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Basil Lubbock

Alfred Basil Lubbock, MC, was a British historian, seaman, and soldier. He was a prolific writer about the last generation of commercial sailing vessels during the Age of Sail. He joined the Society for Nautical Research in 1911, served on its council from 1921 to 1924, and contributed to the periodical The Mariner's Mirror. He was born on September 9, 1876, in Rowley Bank, Arkley, Hertfordshire, as the second of five children. His father, Alfred Lubbock, and his mother, Louisa Wallroth, were married in 1875. Alfred senior served as an underwriter for Lloyd's of London and was a director of Robarts, Lubbock & Co, a private bank established in 1772. He descended from Sir John Lubbock, the 2nd Baronet. Basil Lubbock spent the majority of his early life with his uncle. He attended Eton College and was a member of the cricket team from 1894 to 1895. (His father had also attended Eton, where he was an accomplished athlete. Lubbock senior continued to play cricket into adulthood and was regarded as one of England's top batters). Lubbock junior learned to draw and paint using watercolours while at Eton. Some of his works were featured in his debut book. Others are in the collection of the National Maritime Museum in London. He was expected to follow family tradition and attend King's College in Cambridge. Instead, he decided to travel, leaving Britain by steamship for Canada.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2024
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 242 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9362209640
  • ISBN-13: 9789362209641
  • Item Weight: 363g
  • Dimension: 216 x 140 x 13.5mm
  • Country of Origin: India
  • Age: 13+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type: Fiction / Action & Adventure