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The Nameless Island A Story Of Some Modern Robinson Crusoes

Percy F. Westerman

A well-known British writer of adventure books for young readers, Percy F. Westerman is the author of "The Nameless Island: A Story of Some Modern Robinson Crusoes." The book, which was published in 1926, is in the line of survival stories similar to Daniel Defoe's "Robinson Crusoe." The plot is on a group of people, including boys and their instructor, who, after their ship, the Falcon, sinks, wind up stuck on an uninhabited island. The story keeps the island's name a secret, which heightens the sense of mystery. Using their creativity and cooperation, the survivors must negotiate the difficulties of their new surroundings in order to adjust and get over the barriers posed by the strange terrain. In order to survive, the protagonists construct shelter, obtain food, and deal with environmental challenges. As the castaways cooperate to create a new settlement on the unnamed island, the story tackles themes of resiliency, collaboration, and inventiveness. "The Nameless Island" was written by Percy F. Westerman, an adventure writer best known for his works set in military or maritime environments. Young readers will be enthralled with this gripping story of survival and friendship. The book offers its readers an interesting and creative journey while capturing the spirit of independence and discovery.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publish Date: Feb 1st, 2024
  • Pages: 192
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 8.50in - 5.50in - 0.44in - 0.55lb
  • EAN: 9789361156533
  • Categories: Action & AdventureMystery & Detective - General

About the Author

Westerman, Percy F.: - British author Percy Francis Westerman was most known for his large body of work, which consisted mostly of adventure books aimed for young readers. Westerman was born on April 12, 1876, in Portsmouth, England. He was a veteran of the Royal Navy Volunteer Reserve. His work was greatly impacted by this naval experience, and he rose to fame penning adventure and nautical fiction. Over the course of several decades, Westerman wrote over 170 books, the most of which were published in the first part of the 20th century. His writings catered to the interests and imaginations of young readers by frequently tackling themes of exploration, survival, and nautical experiences. The "Sea Scouts" and "Biggleswade" television programmes are among his well-known creations. His works were both amusing and educational because of the way he blended moral precepts with a feeling of adventure in his writing. Westerman gained a loyal readership via his commitment to fostering a love of reading and an appreciation for bravery and ingenuity in the face of adversity. Even though he is no longer as well-known as he once was, he made a substantial contribution to children's literature, especially in the adventure genre, and his novels will always be treasured by young readers.