First published in 1898, "Moonfleet" is an adventure novel written by English writer J.
Meade Falkner. A titillating tale of smuggling, treasure, and shipwreck set in 18th century England, this swashbuckling story of high-sea escapades offers excitement and page-turning travails for all ages.
John Meade Falkner (1858-1932) was an English novelist and poet, best known for writing this novel.
As well as being an accomplished writer, Falkner was also a successful businessman, becoming chairman of the weapons manufacturer Armstrong Whitworth in the First World War.
Other notable works by this author include: "The Lost Stradivarius" (1895), and "The Nebuly Coat" (1903).
Read & Co. is now republishing this classic work in a new edition complete with a specially commissioned new biography of the author.