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How did a big-game fishing trip rudely interrupted by sharks inspire one of the key scenes in Hemingway's The Old Man and the Sea? How did Robert Louis Stevenson's cruise to the cannibal-infested South Sea islands prove instrumental in his writing of The Beach of Falesa and The Ebb Tide? How did Masefield survive Cape Horn and a near-nervous breakdown to write Sea Fever? The waters of this world have swirled through storytelling ever since the Celts spun the tale of Beowulf and Homer narrated The Odyssey.

This enthralling audiobook takes us on a tour of the most dangerous, exciting, and often eccentric escapades of literature's sailing stars and how these true stories inspired and informed their best-loved works. Arthur Ransome, Erskine Childers, Jack London, and many others are featured as we find out how extraordinary fact fed into unforgettable fiction.

GENRE
Biografien und Memoiren
ERZÄHLER
ST
Stephen Thorne
DAUER
13:23
Std. Min.
ERSCHIENEN
2015
12. März
VERLAG
Audible Studios for Bloomsbury
PRÄSENTIERT VON
Audible.de
SPRACHE
EN
Englisch
GRÖSSE
596.9
 MB