Gallions Reach

Gallions Reach

Gallions Reach is the story of an East End shipping clerk, Jim Colet, who, in a moment of rebellion against the tyranny of dull work and a bullying employer, causes his boss's death with an unlucky blow. He escapes to sea, without any clear intention of doing so, and becomes purser on the Altair, a steamer making her way across the Indian Ocean. The Altair goes down in a tropical storm; the crew are rescued by a liner, and Colet meets a prospector who takes him on… (more)

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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing (July 07, 2014)

Collection: Bloomsbury Reader

Page count: 206 pages

Language: English


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