The Shellback's Progress

By: Walter Runciman
Published By: Double9 Books
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"The Shellback's Progress" by Walter Runciman is a captivating maritime memoir that chronicles the thrilling adventures of a sailor's life at sea. Through vivid storytelling, Runciman captures the essence of seafaring exploration and the unique challenges faced by sailors navigating the vast ocean. Set against the backdrop of maritime history, the memoir offers readers a glimpse into the nautical world, filled with daring voyages, naval expeditions, and moments of perilous adventure. As the sailor embarks on his journey, readers are swept away on a maritime odyssey, experiencing the exhilaration of exploration and the hardships of life at sea. Runciman's narrative skillfully blends personal anecdotes with historical insights, painting a vivid portrait of the sailor's life and the evolution of maritime exploration. From the vast expanse of the ocean to the intricate workings of naval vessels, "The Shellback's Progress" immerses readers in the rich tapestry of maritime history and the timeless allure of life on the open sea.

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Walter Runciman

Walter Runciman, a British historian and politician, crafted "The Shellback's Progress," a masterpiece blending memoir and maritime history. Through vivid prose and meticulous research, Runciman chronicles the journey of a young sailor as he navigates the perilous waters of the sea and the complexities of life aboard ship. Set against the backdrop of the early 20th century, the book captures the essence of seafaring life, exploring themes of adventure, camaraderie, and the inexorable passage of time. Runciman's work not only provides a compelling narrative of maritime exploits but also offers valuable insights into the social, economic, and cultural dynamics of the era. With its rich historical detail and engaging storytelling, "The Shellback's Progress" stands as a testament to Runciman's skill as both a writer and a historian, transporting readers to a bygone era of tall ships and salty sea dogs.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2024
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 158pages
  • ISBN-10: 9363053377
  • ISBN-13: 9789363053373
  • Item Weight: 205.4g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 9.07mm
  • Reading age: 10+
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Action & Adventure