Download e-book for kindle: A Brave Vessel: The True Tale of the Castaways Who Rescued by Hobson Woodward

By Hobson Woodward

ISBN-10: 0143117521

ISBN-13: 9780143117520

ISBN-10: 0670020966

ISBN-13: 9780670020966

"At as soon as a penetrating paintings of literary research and a riveting old narrative." -Nathaniel Philbrick

Merging maritime event and early colonial background, A courageous Vessel charts a little-known bankruptcy of the earlier that gives a window at the proposal for one in every of Shakespeare's maximum works. In 1609, aspiring author William Strachey set sail for the recent international aboard the Sea Venture, in basic terms to break at the shorelines of Bermuda. Strachey's meticulous account of the tragedy, the castaways' time in Bermuda, and their arrival in a devastated Jamestown, is still one of the such a lot brilliant writings of the early colonial interval. even though Strachey had literary aspirations, simply within the fingers of one other William might his story make historical past as The Tempest-a interesting connection throughout time and literature that Hobson Woodward brings vividly to life.

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