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The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket

by Edgar Allan Poe

Copyright© 2012 by Edgar Allan Poe

Action/Adventure Story: The work relates the tale of the young Arthur Gordon Pym, who stows away aboard a whaling ship called the Grampus. Various adventures and misadventures befall Pym, including shipwreck, mutiny, and cannibalism, before he is saved by the crew of the Jane Guy. Aboard this vessel, Pym and a sailor named Dirk Peters continue their adventures further south. Docking on land, they encounter hostile black-skinned natives before escaping back to the ocean.

Tags: Violence   Pirates   Travel   Cannibalism   Novel-Classic  

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