Journal of a West India Proprietor

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English novelist MATTHEW GREGORY LEWIS (1775-1818) earned the nickname "Monk" Lewis after the success of his novel The Monk. But here, in this nonfiction work, he dramatizes, often in humorous and insightful fashion, his two year-long stays on the island of Jamaica, in 1815-6 and in 1817. Lewis died at sea the next year returning from the West Indies, which hardly seems surprising when one reads his descriptions of the dangerous Atlantic crossing, when wicked weather and dying livestock meant to serve as food threatened all ...

Journal of a West India Proprietor 2017, Echo Library

ISBN-13: 9781406885217

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Journal of a West India Proprietor 2016, Wentworth Press

ISBN-13: 9781372082016

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Journal of a West India Proprietor 2008, Cosimo Classics

ISBN-13: 9781605202877

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