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Yorke The Adventurer

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Author: Louis Becke
Published: 1901
Language: English
Wordcount: 21,101 / 64 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 53.1
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 996
Added to site: 2008.03.25
mnybks.net#: 20410
Origin: gutenberg.org

The Becke Revival is at full tilt. From the time "Pacific Tales" heralded the Uniform Edition of Louis Becke's famous South Sea stories, each succeeding volume has deepened the spell of the man and his work.

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Yorke the adventurer.
The colonial mortuary bard.
"'Reo," the fisherman.
The black bream of Australia.
"Martin of Nitendi."
The river of dreams.
"Old Mary."
Five-Head Creek.
Fish drugging in the Pacific.
John Corwell, sailor and miner.
Poisonous fish of the Pacific islands

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