Rodman The Boatsteerer And Other Stories

By: Louis Becke
Published By: Double9 Books
Rs. 249.00
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About the Book

Rodman the Boatsteerer and Other Stories is a collection of stories written by Louise Becky in the late 19th and 20th centuries. The Australian author was well known for his work that often describes life in the South Pacific region. All the stories Described in the book typically revolve around themes of life adventure journey and interaction between indigenous people and European sailors. He also exemplifies the moral connections with the people of the Pacific island. The book Rodman the Boatsteerer and Other Stories, generally centres on the experience of a Boatsteerer a crew member whose duty is to steer a whaleboat. His writing style and narratives are often characterized by vast descriptions of the beautiful natural environment and challenges faced by individuals in navigating the unpredictable and control clashes inevitable in circumstance life of the South Pacific. However, the book provides readers with a gist of the culture and maritime complexities faced in the region during the time in which he wrote this particular book.

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About Author

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: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 214 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9361154206
  • ISBN-13: 9789361154201
  • Item Weight: 321 g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 12.0mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Action & Adventure