Classic tales of adventures, shipwrecks, sea monsters, haunted ships and more.
Read by Richard Mitchley, Ian Holm & Eric Meyers (Unabridged: 7hrs 48mins)
Featuring stories by Guy de Maupassant, Victor Hugo, Arthur Conan Doyle, H G Wells, Stephen Crane, W W Jacobs & more.
From placid and glimmering to foaming and raging the sea is a perfect mirror of the human condition. Our authors often place their characters on or about this vast mass that can be either friend or foe. This liquid character has many dimensions, many ways of speaking.
In this compilation
01 - Short Stories Set on the Sea - An Introduction
02 - The Striped Chest by Arthur Conan Doyle
03 - The Sea Raiders by H G Wells
04 - A Fight with a Cannon by Victor Hugo
05 - The Open Boat by Stephen Crane
06 - A Saga of the Seas by Kenneth Grahame
07 - Le Horla by Guy De Maupassant
08 - Malachi's Cove by Anthony Trollope
09 - South West and by West Three-Quarters West by Frederick Marryat
10 - The Man Without a Country by Edward Everett Hale
11 - Captain Rogers by W W Jacobs
12 - Devereux's Last Smoke by Izola Forrester
13 - The Sea Voyage by Charles Lamb
14 - The Voice in the Night by William Hope