The Little Savage

By: Frederick Marryat
Published By: Double9 Books
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"The Little Savage" by Frederick Marryat is a captivating adventure novel that delves into the themes of cultural differences and human connection. Set against the backdrop of the early 19th century, the story follows the journey of young Edward Little, a shipwreck survivor who finds himself stranded on a remote island inhabited by a native tribe. Marryat skillfully navigates the complexities of colonial encounters as Edward learns to adapt to the unfamiliar customs and language of the indigenous people. Through his interactions with the tribe, Edward gains a deeper understanding of their way of life and forms unlikely friendships that transcend cultural barriers. As the plot unfolds, "The Little Savage" takes readers on a thrilling adventure filled with unexpected twists and turns. Marryat's vivid descriptions and engaging narrative style transport readers to the exotic landscapes of the island, immersing them in the sights, sounds, and sensations experienced by the characters. At its core, "The Little Savage" is a tale of resilience, friendship, and the universal quest for belonging. Marryat's exploration of identity and cultural exchange remains relevant even in the modern era, making this classic novel a timeless masterpiece in the genre of adventure literature.

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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: 234pages
  • ISBN-10: 9363054071
  • ISBN-13: 9789363054073
  • Item Weight: 304.2g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 13.1mm
  • Reading age: 10+
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Action & Adventure