Å Frank Mildmay or the Naval Officer || Õ PDF Read by ✓ Frederick Marryat

  • Title: Frank Mildmay or the Naval Officer
  • Author: Frederick Marryat
  • ISBN: 9780935526394
  • Page: 478
  • Format: Paperback

  • 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
    Frederick Marryat
    Captain Frederick Marryat was a British Royal Navy officer and novelist, an early pioneer of the sea story.For information, please see enpedia wiki Frederic


    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 [...]

    M. Kei
    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 "bu [...]

    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.

    Lee Scoresby
    Painfully preachy, but a decent story.

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