John Frewen, South Sea Whaler

By: Louis Becke
Published By: Double9 Books
Rs. 125.00
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"John Frewen, South Sea Whaler" by Louis Becke is a thrilling maritime adventure novel that immerses readers in the captivating world of whaling and exploration in the South Pacific. Becke, an Australian author, masterfully combines elements of adventure, maritime exploration, and colonialism in this fictional tale. Set against the backdrop of the South Pacific and its Pacific Islands, the novel follows the exploits of John Frewen, a courageous sea whaler navigating the treacherous waters of the region. As Frewen embarks on daring sea adventures, readers are transported to exotic locales where they encounter vibrant indigenous cultures and witness the complexities of colonialism. Becke's vivid portrayal of island life and the interactions between whalers and indigenous communities adds depth and authenticity to the narrative. Through thrilling sea voyages and encounters with various cultures, "John Frewen, South Sea Whaler" captures the spirit of exploration and adventure in the maritime world of the South Pacific.

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Louis Becke

Louise Becke was an Australian author well known for his adventure collection and evocative tales that took a deep corner in people’s hearts. He was born in Port Macquarie, New South Wales where he worked as a trader and Blackbirder in Pacific island which significantly helped him to overcome his literary career. During his career most of the time he co-authored with Walter Jeffrey through which he explored various themes of cultural clashes and challenges faced by both European and indigenous islanders. Most of his books, he always marked by vivid descriptions and provide the best efforts to contribute to his popularity in observation of various topics. However, some of his works faced criticism for not being able to address the cultural representation appropriately and faced financial difficulties that led him to return to Australia in later years. Still, he was able to make enough contribution towards Pacific literature and gain the attention of vivid readers those having an interest in cultural studies and gain valuable insights historical dynamics South Pacific region.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2024
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 88pages
  • ISBN-10: 9362769794
  • ISBN-13: 9789362769794
  • Item Weight: 114.4g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 5.31mm
  • Reading age: 10+
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Action & Adventure