Gabrielle of the Lagoon - A Romance of the South Seas - The Original Classic Edition
Wydanie: 2013 r.
Dostępność: aktualnie niedostępny
Finally available, a high quality book of the original classic edition of Gabrielle of the Lagoon - A Romance of the South Seas. It was previously published by other bona fide publishers, and is now, after many years, back in print. This is a new and freshly published edition of this culturally important work by A. Safroni-Middleton, which is now, at last, again available to you. Get the PDF and EPUB NOW as well. Included in your purchase you have Gabrielle of the Lagoon - A Romance of the South Seas in EPUB AND PDF format to read on any tablet, eReader, desktop, laptop or smartphone simultaneous - Get it NOW. Enjoy this classic work today. These selected paragraphs distill the contents and give you a quick look inside Gabrielle of the Lagoon - A Romance of the South Seas:Look inside the book: He borrowed a shilling from the apprentice, shot a stream of tobacco juice seaward, then entered his hut, but before slamming the door behind him he looked back and said: "e;I'd git back to me ship if I was you; the Kai-Kai chiefs are on the b--taboo lay round 'ere, and they'd give their ears for that curly mop of yourn!"e; ... It was haunted by about a dozen nondescript, aged Chinese, Dutch and Japanese seamen who wore pigtails, pointed beards or scraggy whiskers: on the brightest tropic day they succeeded in adding a touch of romance to the shore landscape, for when rum was scarce they leant their ragged backs against the palm stems and looked like old figure-heads from Chinese junks and Spanish galleons stuck up on end, till they spoilt the picture by pulling their tangled beards as they spat seaward. ...Had the young apprentice known that the girl before him had danced on a heathen pae pae (stage) and sang before those cannibalistic tribal warriors the night before, he would most probably have been more fascinated by her presence than ever!