The King's Own

By: Frederick Marryat
Published By: Double9 Books
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"The King's Own" by Frederick Marryat is a riveting naval fiction novel that plunges readers into the heart of adventure on the high seas. As crafted by the esteemed British author, Marryat, the novel unfolds with the thrilling exploits of the Royal Navy, weaving a tale of duty, honor, and leadership amidst the backdrop of sea battles and nautical life. Set in a meticulously researched maritime world, Marryat's storytelling immerses readers in the rich tapestry of naval history, where duty-bound sailors navigate the challenges of life aboard ship. Through the eyes of the protagonist, readers witness the trials and triumphs of leadership as the crew confronts perilous sea battles and tests their mettle against the elements. With its blend of historical accuracy and thrilling adventure, "The King's Own" stands as a shining example of Marryat's mastery of naval fiction. Through themes of duty and honor, Marryat paints a vivid portrait of life in the Royal Navy, captivating readers with the timeless allure of the sea and the indomitable spirit of those who sail upon it.

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Frederick Marryat

Captain Frederick Marryat (an early innovator of the sea story) was a British Royal Navy Officer and novelist. He gained the Royal Human Society's gold medal for bravery, before leaving the services in 1830 to write books. He is mainly remembered for his stories of the sea, many written from his own experiences. He started a series of adventure novels marked by a brilliant, direct narrative style and an absolute fund of incident and fun. These have The King's Own (1830), Peter Simple (1834), and Mr. Midshipman Easy (1836). He also created a number of children's books, among which The Children of the New Forest (1847), a story of the English Civil Wars is a classic of children literature. A Life and Letters was processed by his daughter Florence (1872). He is recognized also for a broadly used system of maritime flag signalling known as Marryat's Code. Familiar for his adventurous novels, his works are known for their representation of deep family bonds and social structure beside naval action. Marryat died in 1848 at the age of fifty.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2024
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 388pages
  • ISBN-10: 9362762420
  • ISBN-13: 9789362762429
  • Item Weight: 504.4g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 21.4mm
  • Reading age: 10+
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Action & Adventure