The story of a young naif in Nelson's navy, "Peter Simple", Marryat's signature work, is marked by memorable characters, a comic edge, and the kind of unerring detail that comes only from first-hand experience--a true masterpiece of the Golden Age of Sail.

Peter Simple: Heart of Oak Sea Classics 1998, Holt McDougal, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780805055658

Trade paperback