The Voyage of the Monsoon or, The Adventures of a Stowaway

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Published by William Brooks & Co. in Sydney .

Written in English

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monochrome frontispiece, 11 black and white illustrations

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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Pagination167p. + 8p. cat. illus.
Number of Pages167
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25654356M

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Rating: 4* of five The Book Report: Second chronologically in the Courtney family saga, Monsoon covers Hal Courtney and his sons' efforts to end the scourge of piracy plaguing the East India Company, and their inexorable, inevitable removal from an England too small and too meager to hold the family's talents, abilities, and personalities, to a The Voyage of the Monsoon book future in the Cape Colony/5.

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