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Captains Courageous

By: Kipling, Rudyard

1661647715 / 9781661647711
Paperback / softback
17/01/2020
Out of print
216 x 279 mm, 345 grams 142 pages
General (US: Trade)  Learn More
Quiz No: 202319, Points 9.00, Book Level 7.90,
Upper Years - Key Stage 3 Learn More

Harvey Cheyne, spoiled millionaire's son, tumbles overboard from a luxury liner-only to be rescued by the crew of a Gloucester schooner.

Thus begins the boy's second voyage into the rugged rites and ways of sailors.

Like all Kipling's masterworks, Captains Courageous is an interweaving of art and moral purpose.

Angus Wilson has said that it shows "delicacy of craft and violence of feeling, exactitude and wile impressionism, subtlety and true innocence." A popular favourite since its first publication, the novel remains a classic story of youthful initiation-and a lively tribute to the author's famous code of bravery, loyalty, an honour among men.

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YFC Adventure stories (Children's / Teenage)

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