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Captain Balaam Of The 'Cormorant' And Other Sea Comedies

Morley Roberts

"Captain Balaam of the 'Cormorant': And Other Sea Comedies" is a collection of comedic memories set at sea, written by Morley Roberts. The book capabilities a chain of enjoyable memories that revolve around the adventures and misadventures of Captain Balaam and his team aboard the ship 'Cormorant'. Each story gives a humorous and lighthearted depiction of life at sea, filled with colorful characters, comical situations, and witty speak. Captain Balaam, the relevant character, is a bumbling and eccentric captain who often reveals himself in absurd predicaments. From encounters with pirates to navigating treacherous waters, the captain's escapades provide sufficient possibilities for laughter and entertainment. The sub-identify, "And Other Sea Comedies," suggests that the book includes extra comedic tales set in maritime settings. These memories may additionally function extraordinary characters and situations, however all of them percentage the commonplace subject matter of humor and the ocean. Morley Roberts' writing fashion combines wit, satire, and an eager experience of remark to create a lovely studying revel in.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publish Date: Feb 1st, 2024
  • Pages: 106
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 8.50in - 5.50in - 0.25in - 0.32lb
  • EAN: 9789361158179
  • Categories: Action & Adventure

About the Author

Roberts, Morley: - Morley Charles Roberts, an English novelist and short story writer, is best known for The Private Life of Henry Maitland. Roberts was born in London, the son of William Henry Roberts (1831-1908), a superintending inspector of income tax, and Catherine, née Pullen. He was educated at Bedford Grammar School and Owens College in Manchester, England. Roberts freely exploited his experiences in his writings, beginning with The Western Avernus (1887), a travelogue set in North America. While it was his most successful publication, his depictions of Indigenous and Chinese people were rife with bigotry. In 1890, Roberts began writing a long series of novels and short stories. William Henry Hudson highly commended one of his works, Rachel Marr (1903). His work Prey of the Strongest (1906) provided the first accurate description of British Columbia mills, woodlands, and gambling halls. The Private Life of Henry Maitland (1912), based on the life of novelist George Gissing, was one of his most important works. Roberts also wrote articles, biographies, dramas, and lyrics, as well as some decent biology.