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Left on Labrador or, The cruise of the Schooner-yacht 'Curlew.' as Recorded by 'Wash.'   By: (1844-1931)

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Left on Labrador, also known as The cruise of the Schooner-yacht 'Curlew,' is an enthralling tale that immediately draws readers into the world of adventure on the high seas. Written by C. A. Stephens and recorded by the adventurous 'Wash.,' this book takes us on a remarkable journey filled with drama, mystery, and unforgettable characters.

The story begins with the crew of the schooner-yacht 'Curlew' embarking on a daring expedition to Labrador, a remote region in North America. As the journey unfolds, readers are treated to vivid descriptions of breathtaking landscapes, treacherous storms, and encounters with indigenous peoples. These descriptions bring the setting alive, immersing readers in the rugged beauty and dangers of Labrador.

One aspect that distinguishes Left on Labrador is the unique perspective it is written from. 'Wash.' serves as both the narrator and a central figure in the story, allowing readers to experience the adventure through his eyes. His voice is authentic and engaging, adding a personal touch to the narrative. Stephens skillfully crafts 'Wash.' as a relatable and likable character, someone whose triumphs and struggles resonate with readers.

The book is replete with exciting moments and unexpected twists that keep readers on the edge of their seats. From thrilling sea battles with pirates to encounters with wild animals and perilous rescues, there is never a dull moment in Left on Labrador. Stephens' writing style is full of energy and suspense, making it impossible to put the book down.

Moreover, the author seamlessly weaves in educational and historical elements throughout the story. Readers will not only be entertained but also learn about the history and culture of Labrador, as well as sailing and survival techniques. This added depth makes Left on Labrador a rewarding read for both adventure enthusiasts and those seeking knowledge about the world.

Additionally, the relationships between the characters add emotional depth to the story. As the crew of the 'Curlew' faces numerous challenges, their bonds are tested, and their individual strengths and weaknesses come to light. These interpersonal dynamics provide a compelling backdrop to the thrilling plot, making the book all the more engaging.

If there is one minor criticism, it would be that the pacing occasionally slows down during detailed descriptions of the scenery. While these passages showcase Stephens' talent for vivid imagery, some readers may prefer a slightly quicker pace. Nonetheless, this is a minor drawback in an otherwise gripping and well-executed adventure.

In conclusion, Left on Labrador is a captivating and thrilling voyage that transports readers to the untamed wilderness of Labrador. With a compelling narrative, well-drawn characters, and a vividly depicted setting, this book has all the elements of a great adventure story. Whether you are a fan of maritime adventures, history, or simply enjoy a well-told tale, Left on Labrador is a book that should not be missed.

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Or The Cruise of the Schooner Yacht "Curlew" as Recorded by "Wash"



Author of "Lynx Hunting," "Fox Hunting," "Camping Out," "Off to the Geysers," "On the Amazons," Etc.



New York Hurst & Company Publishers



Sequel to the "Graphite Lode." The Fifteen Thousand Dollars, and how it was invested. About the Yacht. The Schooner "Curlew." Capt. Mazard. Guard. The Gloucester Boys. "Palmleaf, Sar." Getting Ready for the Voyage. Ship Stores. The Howitzer. The Big Rifle. A Good Round Bill at the Outset 9


Up Anchor, and away. What the Old Folks thought of it. The Narrator's Preface. "Squeamish." A North easter. Foggy. The Schooner "Catfish." Catching Cod Fish on the Grand Bank. The First Ice. The Polar Current. The Lengthening Day. Cape Farewell. We bear away for Cape Resolution. Hudson's Straits. Its Ice and Tides 28


Cape Resolution. The Entrance into Hudson's Straits. The Sun in the North east. The Resolution Cliffs Sweating among Icebergs. A Shower and a Fog An Anxious Night. A Strange Rumbling. Singular Noises and Explosions Running into an Iceberg... Continue reading book >>

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