The Sharks: The History of a Crew and a Shipwreck

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Dufour Editions, 1992 - Fiction - 241 pages
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Set at the end of the 19th century, this novel is a tale of mutiny and shipwreck. The narrator, Peder Jensen, is both competent second mate and unworldly philosopher. Esther Greenleaf Muerer has previously translated other works by Jens Bjorneboe, including Moment of Freedom.

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This book is about the ship "Neptun", sailing from Marseille to Lyon. The story is pretty much an allegory, where the whole crew on the ship represents mankind. The tale itself is a real sea novel, and the crew´s conflicts makes the book really captivating. Read full review

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Prologue p
9
The Mate p
15
Poseidon The Sea p
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