New Edition Of A Classic Adventure Novel And One Of The Most Startling, Highly Praised Stories In English Literature A Brilliant Chronicle Of Two Sensitive Children S Violent Voyage From Innocence To ExperienceAfter A Terrible Hurricane Levels Their Jamaican Estate, The Bas Thorntons Decide To Send Their Children Back To The Safety And Comfort Of England On The Way Their Ship Is Set Upon By Pirates, And The Children Are Accidentally Transferred To The Pirate Vessel Jonsen, The Well Meaning Pirate Captain, Doesn T Know How To Dispose Of His New Cargo, While The Children Adjust With Surprising Ease To Their New Life As This Strange Company Drifts Around The Caribbean, Events Turn Frightening And The Pirates Find Themselves Increasingly Incriminated By The Children S Fates The Most Shocking Betrayal, However, Will Take Place Only After The Return To CivilizationThe Swift, Almost Hallucinatory Action Of Hughes S Novel, Together With Its Provocative Insight Into The Psychology Of Children, Made It A Best Seller When It Was First Published In And Has Since Established It As A Classic Of Twentieth Century Literature An Unequaled Exploration Of The Nature, And Limits, Of Innocence
Richard Arthur Warren Hughes OBE was a British writer of poems, short stories, novels and plays.
- 279 pages
- A High Wind in Jamaica
- Richard Hughes
- 08 March 2019 Richard Hughes