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"Where Angels Fear to Tread" and Other Stories of the Sea   By: (1861-1915)

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Where Angels Fear to Tread and Other Stories of the Sea by Morgan Robertson is a remarkable collection of short stories that transport readers into the mystical world of the ocean. The book holds a perfect blend of adventure and mystery as it navigates through tales of dangerous voyages, haunted boat journeys, and encounters with supernatural beings.

One of the highlights of this collection is the author's ability to capture the essence of life at sea. Robertson's vivid descriptions create a sense of being alongside the characters, feeling the salty air whip against one's face or hearing the creaking of the wooden ships. This attention to detail not only immerses the reader in the stories but also demonstrates the author's deep knowledge and love for maritime adventures.

The stories themselves are intricately constructed, with unexpected twists and turns that keep readers engaged from beginning to end. From shipwrecks to encounters with legendary sea creatures, each narrative is uniquely captivating. Robertson's ability to evoke a sense of wonder and curiosity is truly admirable, as he effortlessly blends elements of folklore, mythology, and the supernatural with the harsh realities of life on the sea.

Furthermore, the characters in each story are incredibly well-developed, adding depth and complexity to the narratives. Whether it is the brave captain determined to unravel the secrets of an enigmatic island or the tormented sailor haunted by a ghostly apparition, Robertson's characters are relatable and sympathetic. Their journeys, both physical and emotional, add a layer of human connection that resonates with readers long after the stories have concluded.

While the title story, "Where Angels Fear to Tread," sets the tone for the collection, each subsequent story has its own distinct charm and appeal. Whether it's the spine-chilling suspense of "Siren's Song" or the heartwarming tale of redemption in "The Last Voyage," every story in this collection leaves a lasting impression.

In conclusion, Where Angels Fear to Tread and Other Stories of the Sea is a captivating assortment of stories that will enthrall any reader with an appreciation for adventure, the mysteries of the sea, and the forces that lie beyond our understanding. Morgan Robertson's masterful storytelling and profound understanding of maritime life make this book an absolute delight to read.

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Published by The Century Co. New York M DCCC XC IX

Copyright, 1899, by The Century Co.

Copyright, 1898, by Houghton, Mifflin & Co. Copyright, 1898, 1899, by The Curtis Publishing Co. Copyright, 1899, by Peter FĂ©nelon Collier. Copyright, 1899, by Street & Smith. Copyright, 1897, 1898, by The S. S. McClure Co. Copyright, 1898, by Harper & Brothers.


"'Where Angels Fear to Tread'" was first published in the "Atlantic Monthly"; "Salvage" in the "Century Magazine"; "The Brain of the Battle Ship," "The Wigwag Message," "Between the Millstones," and "The Battle of the Monsters," in the "Saturday Evening Post"; "The Trade Wind" in "Collier's Weekly"; "From the Royal Yard Down" in "Ainslee's Magazine"; "Needs Must when the Devil Drives" and "When Greek Meets Greek" in McClure's Syndicate; and "Primordial" in "Harper's Monthly Magazine."

To the publishers of these periodicals I am indebted for the privilege of republishing the stories in book form.




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