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Under The Sea Stories

  • This astonishing collection of all-new tales by some of the most acclaimed writers at work today is called, simply, Stories. Edited by Neil Gaiman ( Sandman, The Graveyard Book, Anansi Boys, Coraline ) and Al Sarrantonio (award-winning author of forty books and editor of numerous collections ), Stories presents never before published short works...

    Publisher : HarperCollins
    published : 2010
  • The theme of the sea is heroic—epic. Since the first stirrings of the imagination of man the sea has enthralled him; and since the dawn of literature he has chronicled his wanderings upon its vast bosom. Joseph Lewis French collected what he considered the best sea stories of literature into this volume.

    Publisher : The Floating Press
    published : 1921
  • This major collection contains all of Doris Lessing?s short fiction, other than the stories set in Africa, from the beginning of her career until now. Set in London, Paris, the south of France, the English countryside, these thirty-five stories reflect the themes that have always characterized Lessing?s work: the bedrock realities of marriage and other...

    Publisher : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
    published : 2010
  • On holiday in Cornwall, the three Drew children discover an ancient map in the attic of the house that they are staying in. They know immediately that it is special. It is even more than that -- the key to finding a grail, a source of power to fight the forces of evil known as the Dark. And in searching for it themselves, the Drews put their very lives...

    Publisher : Margaret K. McElderry Books
    published : 2012
  • ?There is nothing more enticing, disenchanting, and enslaving than the life at sea,? wrote Joseph Conrad. And there is certainly nothing more integral to the development of the modern world. In The Sea: A Cultural History , John Mack considers those great expanses that both unite and divide us, and the ways in which human beings interact because...

    Publisher : Reaktion Books
    published : 2013
  • In this luminous new novel about love, loss, and the unpredictable power of memory, John Banville introduces us to Max Morden, a middle-aged Irishman who has gone back to the seaside town where he spent his summer holidays as a child to cope with the recent loss of his wife. It is also a return to the place where he met the Graces, the well-heeled...

    Publisher : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
    published : 2007
  • Set sail for some swashbuckling fun on the high seas with this volume of ripping good yarns, all penned by British writers and all dealing with some aspect of life at sea. Fans of nautical and maritime action-adventure will relish this well-rounded collection of tales.

    Publisher : The Floating Press
    published : 2014
  • Tom Pauling takes a journey to the tropics in this volume of the popular Radio Detectives series. Always fascinated by new technologies, Tom and his traveling companions check out diving suits and submarines -- and stumble into the midst of a confounding mystery along the way.

    Publisher : The Floating Press
    published : 2013
  • A fantastic collection of adventure stories set on the high seas from various authors, from the mutiny on the Bounty, to the legend of El Dorado, to the hunting of the great white whale Moby Dick.

    Publisher : Andrews UK
    published : 2012
  • Did you know that bluefish are the bullies of the open sea? Or that the electric ray could light up a light bulb? Journey to the bottom of the sea to meet mounstrous man-eaters, freaky fish, and slithering sea serpents. Colorful photographs, astounding statistics, and challenging quizzes highlight these softcover 32-page nonfiction books. Fun fonts...

    Publisher : Saddleback Publishing
    published : 2008