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Toilers of the Sea By Victor Hugo
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Originally published in 1866 and dedicated to the island of Guernsey where Hugo was living in exile, this novel tells the story of Gilliat and his love for Deruchette. Though he is far beneath her... More > station, Gilliat's love doesn't falter and when Deruchette promises to marry the man who can salvage a steam engine from a wrecked ship, he leaps to the task, in the process battling a giant octopus and finding treasure.< Less
The Sea : Its Stirring Story of Adventure, Peril, & Heroism, Volume II (Illustrated) By Frederick Whymper
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“The history of the sea virtually comprises the history of adventure, conquest, and commerce, in all times, and might almost be said to be that of the world itself. We cannot think of it... More > without remembering the great voyagers and sea-captains, the brave naval commanders, the pirates, rovers, and buccaneers of bygone days. Great sea-fights and notable shipwrecks recur to our memory—the progress of naval supremacy, and the means by which millions of people and countless millions of wealth have been transferred from one part of the earth to another. We cannot help thinking, too, of “Poor Jack” and life before the mast, whether on the finest vessel of the Royal Navy, or in the worst form of trading ship. We recall the famous ships themselves, and their careers. We remember, too, the “toilers of the sea”—the fishermen, whalers, pearl-divers, and coral-gatherers; the noble men of the lighthouse, lifeboat, and coastguard services.”< Less
The Sea : Its Stirring Story of Adventure, Peril, & Heroism, Volume I (Illustrated) By Frederick Whymper
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“The history of the sea virtually comprises the history of adventure, conquest, and commerce, in all times, and might almost be said to be that of the world itself. We cannot think of it... More > without remembering the great voyagers and sea-captains, the brave naval commanders, the pirates, rovers, and buccaneers of bygone days. Great sea-fights and notable shipwrecks recur to our memory—the progress of naval supremacy, and the means by which millions of people and countless millions of wealth have been transferred from one part of the earth to another. We cannot help thinking, too, of “Poor Jack” and life before the mast, whether on the finest vessel of the Royal Navy, or in the worst form of trading ship. We recall the famous ships themselves, and their careers. We remember, too, the “toilers of the sea”—the fishermen, whalers, pearl-divers, and coral-gatherers; the noble men of the lighthouse, lifeboat, and coastguard services.”< Less
The Sea : Its Stirring Story of Adventure, Peril, & Heroism, Volume III (Illustrated) By Frederick Whymper
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“The history of the sea virtually comprises the history of adventure, conquest, and commerce, in all times, and might almost be said to be that of the world itself. We cannot think of it... More > without remembering the great voyagers and sea-captains, the brave naval commanders, the pirates, rovers, and buccaneers of bygone days. Great sea-fights and notable shipwrecks recur to our memory—the progress of naval supremacy, and the means by which millions of people and countless millions of wealth have been transferred from one part of the earth to another. We cannot help thinking, too, of “Poor Jack” and life before the mast, whether on the finest vessel of the Royal Navy, or in the worst form of trading ship. We recall the famous ships themselves, and their careers. We remember, too, the “toilers of the sea”—the fishermen, whalers, pearl-divers, and coral-gatherers; the noble men of the lighthouse, lifeboat, and coastguard services.”< Less
The Works of Victor Hugo By Victor Hugo
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This collection has the following works: The Last Day of a Condemned Man The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Notre-Dame de Paris) Les Misérables Toilers of the Sea The Man Who Laughs The History of... More > a Crime: The Testimony of an Eye-Witness< Less