Frank Mildmay or the Naval Officer

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Frank Mildmay or the Naval Officer

Frank Mildmay or the Naval Officer By Frederick Marryat Frank Mildmay or the Naval Officer Frank Mildmay is a rogue and a rascal who cuts a memorable swath as he move up the ranks of the early th century Royal navy Whether seducing pretty girls ashore braving hurricanes at sea or scrambl

  • Title: Frank Mildmay or the Naval Officer
  • Author: Frederick Marryat
  • ISBN: 9780935526394
  • Page: 429
  • Format: Paperback
  • Frank Mildmay or the Naval Officer By Frederick Marryat Frank Mildmay is a rogue and a rascal who cuts a memorable swath as he move up the ranks of the early 19th century Royal navy Whether seducing pretty girls ashore, braving hurricanes at sea or scrambling aboard a French privateer with cutlass bared, Mildmay and his adventures live on
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    1. K. on said:

      Marryat, the father of nautical naval tales, wrote this book, his first, while still serving in the British Royal Navy It was such a success that he left the navy where he had been for long enough and went on to write 21 further novels I have wanted this book for some time, as I wanted to discover how he did on his FIRST book if his writing and story telling style were as good as his later works etc As I read this I marvelled at his ability to use the English language and tell a great and compel [...]

    2. M. Kei on said:

      Captain Marryat was a midshipman under Lord Cochrane during the Napoleonic Wars and Lord Cochrane is the real life inspiration for many fictional naval heroes from Horatio Hornblower to Jack Aubrey Marryat s first novel was widely believed to be autobiographic, and is an exquisitely detailed portrait of life at sea and the coming of age of a young rascal, Frank Mildmay Marryat dwells up on the small details of nautical life, dismissing large actions, such as the Battle of Trafalgar with but ever [...]

    3. Sylvester on said:

      2.5 Not up to the standard of Faithful, but I believe this was Marryat s first novel, and you ve got to start somewhere Somehow I couldn t bond with the main character I didn t have a sense of where he was going The point seemed to be that our actions inevitably catch up with us All fine, but without the charm of some of the other novels he s written.

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